Clinton, Sotomayor and Castro to attend Friday event together
July 23rd, 2014
03:36 PM ET
4 months ago

Clinton, Sotomayor and Castro to attend Friday event together

Washington (CNN) – Hillary Clinton, Sonia Sotomayor and Julian Castro will appear together in New York City on Friday as part of Dream Big Day at the Bronx Children's Museum.

Earlier this summer, Sotomayor surprised the former secretary of state during a book signing Clinton held at a Costco in Northern Virginia. The Supreme Court justice and Clinton shared a few words and held each others hand while they chatted.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Julian Castro • Sonia Sotomayor
Senate confirms Castro as HUD secretary
July 9th, 2014
01:29 PM ET
5 months ago

Senate confirms Castro as HUD secretary

(CNN) - Mr. Castro is coming to Washington.

The Senate on Wednesday easily confirmed San Antonio, Texas Mayor Julian Castro to be the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The vote was 71-26 in favor of confirmation.

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Filed under: Julian Castro • Obama administration
May 23rd, 2014
04:51 PM ET
6 months ago

Obama taps Castro for HUD, Donovan for OMB

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama nominated San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be his next secretary of Housing and Urban Development on Friday, a move that comes as part of a wider cabinet shakeup and has stepped up interest in the rising Democratic star.

The 39-year old, three-term mayor first gained national recognition when he delivered the keynote address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention - the first Hispanic to do so.

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Filed under: Julian Castro • Obama administration
Obama to tap San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as HUD secretary
May 23rd, 2014
12:01 AM ET
6 months ago

Obama to tap San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as HUD secretary

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama will announce plans Friday to nominate San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be his next secretary of Housing and Urban Development, a government source said.

The 39-year old, three-term mayor first gained national recognition when he delivered the keynote address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention - the first Hispanic to do so.

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Filed under: Julian Castro • President Obama