The high points and the low ones. Lessons learned and earlier lessons that were forgotten. Low turnout, unfortunate incumbents, successful climbers, the Hispanic Thing, the races ahead, the turnover and some things to help understand what happened on Tuesday.Full Story
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro was tapped to give the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention in September. In a video announcement, the 37-year-old outlined his assessment of the Obama presidency and encouraged viewers to participate in the upcoming convention and campaign. Castro is fresh off the state Democratic Party’s convention, where he also delivered the keynote speech. Hispanic voters, widely considered a key demographic in a handful of battleground states, are a focus of both parties.