The Brief: Mr. Castro Goes to Washington ... Now What?

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The news over the weekend that San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro is being considered for the post of housing and urban development secretary has people in Texas and D.C. wondering how this rearranges the electoral chessboard for 2016 and beyond.

The New York Times wrote on Saturday the appointment could be seen as part of an ongoing effort "to raise his profile in the hope of securing a slot on the national ticket."

The San Antonio Express-News' Brian Chasnoff was the first to report on Saturday morning that Castro could soon be headed to Washington, D ...

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