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Julián Castro announces presidential run

Julián Castro, the former U.S. housing secretary and San Antonio mayor, made it official Saturday: He's running for president.

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announces his 2020 bid for president in San Antonio on Jan. 12, 2019. Castro served as mayor of San Antonio from 2009 to 2014.
Rosie Castro, San Antonio political activist and mother of Julián and Joaquin Castro,   speaks before introducing her son, Julián Castro, on Jan. 12, 2019. The former San Antonio mayor and secretary of House and Urban Development in the Obama administration announced he is a candidate for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination.
A large crowd waits in line at the Guadalupe Plaza in the San Antonio to hear Julián Castro, former Mayor of San Antonio and secretary of House and Urban Development under Obama, on January 12, 2019. Castro announced that he is a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
A large crowd gathers at Guadalupe Plaza in San Antonio to hear former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announce his 2020 bid for president on Jan. 12, 2019. Castro served as mayor of San Antonio from 2009 to 2014.
Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro poses for a photo after announcing his 2020 bid for president in San Antonio on Jan. 12, 2019. Castro served as mayor of San Antonio from 2009 to 2014.

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