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Texas 2020 Elections

In his presidential campaign, Julián Castro stood out but couldn’t break out

The former U.S. housing secretary and San Antonio mayor ended his White House bid Thursday after failing to see efforts to distinguish himself translate into reliable support.

Presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks to the crowd during a rally at Warehouse Live on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in Houst…

A long-awaited campaign

The last few months

Castro’s future

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