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Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

In DNC keynote, Castro courts Latinos, youth

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, in the most defining moment of his young political career, gave a Democratic National Convention keynote on Tuesday night that reiterated Barack Obama’s 2008 message of hope, from the promise of recent immigrants to the anticipation of the nation’s youths to the dreams of Americans reaching for the middle class.

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Castro to take national stage at Democratic convention

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro said Tuesday morning that despite growing speculation about his political future after being named the Democratic National Convention’s keynote speaker, he is content leading San Antonio.