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U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess and Joaquin Castro seek House leadership roles

Burgess, a Lewisville Republican, and Castro, a San Antonio Democrat, spent much of the last year pursuing colleagues to support their bids as their parties' top representatives of a pair of high-profile committees.

U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Lewisville, left, and U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio.

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Politics Joaquin Castro Michael Burgess Texas congressional delegation U.S. House of Representatives