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Why Julián Castro's first trip in his 2020 campaign was to Puerto Rico, not Iowa

During his visit, the newly announced presidential candidate highlighted the much-criticized federal response to Hurricane Maria and aimed to distinguish himself as the candidate of an increasingly diverse Democratic Party.

2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro greets a man in San Juan, Puerto Rico, whose home was damaged by Hurricane Maria on Jan. 14, 2019.

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