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Castro, Cruz Put Texas Hispanics in Spotlight

They're both rising political stars, Hispanic and scheduled to speak at their party's respective national conventions this year. So what do Ted Cruz and Julián Castro's politics — and political futures — mean for the state's Hispanic population?

June 8th, 2012: Mayor of San Antonio, Julian Castro gives keynote at the Texas Democratic Convention in Houston, Texas

They're both rising political stars, Hispanic and scheduled to speak at their party's respective national conventions this year. So what do Ted Cruz and Julián Castro's politics — and political futures — mean for the state's Hispanic population?

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