If Castro were to win, he would make history as the first Hispanic U. S. president Democratic candidate Julian Castro is officially running for president,…
If Castro were to win, he would make history as the first Hispanic U. S. president
Democratic candidate Julian Castro is officially running for president, CNN is reporting. Castro announced his presidential bid on Saturday, January 12 in his home town of San Antonio, where he once served as mayor. Castro is best known, however, for being secretary of Housing and Urban Development during the Obama administration. Castro was also the one to deliver the keynote speech for Obama at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. What really has the public buzzing is his stance on immigration, as Castro’s own grandmother immigrated from Mexico in 1922.
“When my grandmother got here almost a hundred years ago, I’m sure she never could have imagined that just two generations later, one of her grandsons would be serving as a member of the United States Congress and the other would be standing with you here today to say these words: I am a candidate for President of the United States of America,” Castro said in his announcement.

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