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Julián Castro Doubles Down On Decriminalizing Migration: Repeal Felony For Reentry, Too
“I don’t believe in criminalizing desperation,” the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said.
There's A Democratic Civil War Brewing Over Decriminalizing Migration
Julián Castro is facing backlash from some other Obama administration alums over his calls to repeal the law Trump has used to split up families at the border.
Julián Castro: Donald Trump's Border Policy Comes From 'Dark Heart Of Cruelty'
The Democratic presidential candidate also explained why Trump was actually "deadset" on making conditions worse.
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What You Should Know About Julián Castro’s Proposal To Decriminalize Border Crossings
It’s a far cry from open borders. But it could transform immigration enforcement.
2020 Democrats Slam Trump's Meet With Kim Jong Un As Mere Photo Op
White House contenders deride him for staging a publicity stunt with little to show for it -- other than aiding a dictator.
First 2020 Democratic Presidential Debates Have Concluded
Voters have strong opinions on how candidates performed in the first two Democratic debates.
2020 Democrats Overwhelmingly Back Decriminalizing Border Crossings In Thursday Debate
A growing number of party leaders want to overturn the decades-old law that Trump used to split up families at the border.
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Julián Castro's 'Adiós To Donald Trump' Becomes Viral Hashtag Of 2020 Debate
The #AdiósTrump hashtag trended in praise of the former Housing and Urban Development secretary.
5 Takeaways From The First 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate
Things stayed peaceful, Warren shut down some Sanders criticism, Castro shone and Trump got off easy.
Julián Castro Hammers 2020 Candidates Over Criminalization Of Immigrants
The San Antonio politician is on a mission to repeal the law Trump used to systematically separate families — and he wants the field to get behind him.
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Julián Castro Gives Nod To Trans Community While Sharing His Abortion Views
The 2020 presidential candidate gave a more inclusive answer to a question on reproductive rights on the first night of the Democratic debates.
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Elizabeth Warren: Repeal The Law That Criminalizes Migrants
The Democratic presidential candidate wants to repeal a decades-old law put forth by a famed segregationist.
Julián Castro Says Issue Of Police Brutality Is More Than Just 'A Few Bad Apples'
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said America's policing system was "broken" and laid out his plan to fix it during a Fox News town hall.
2020 Contender Julián Castro Lays Out Plan To 'Eliminate' Lead Poisoning After Flint Visit
Castro, a former Housing and Urban Development secretary, is the first presidential hopeful to announce a dedicated plan on the issue.
Julián Castro Is First 2020 Presidential Candidate To Visit Flint
The Democrat visited the Michigan city "to let them know that we haven’t forgotten about them."
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Democratic Presidential Candidates Sound Very Similar On Immigration
Trump’s draconian immigration policies have made it easier for Democrats to find common ground on a once-contentious issue.
Julián Castro's 2020 Campaign Staff Is Unionizing
The former Obama housing chief applauded his staffers' effort.
These 2020 Presidential Campaigns Plan To Pay Their Interns
Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, Julián Castro and Pete Buttigieg are among the Democratic hopefuls pledging to offer paid internships.
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The Federal Government Failed Homeowners. How Much Blame Does Julián Castro Deserve?
Plenty, say activists who pressured him.
2020 Democratic Hopefuls Tackle Monopoly Power, Rural Issues In Iowa Forum
Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Julián Castro and others made their pitch to voters in the heartland where Democrats have struggled to make electoral gains.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar On Free Two-Year College
At HuffPost and the Open Markets Institute’s Heartland Forum in Storm Lake, Iowa, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) outlined a proposal to make certain two-year community college programs free.
Rep. Tim Ryan Speaks To Salvadoran Immigrant About Dreamers
Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) explains his proposal for Dreamers in the United States.
Rep. Tim Ryan’s Frustrations With The NRA
Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) addresses how gun control measures can prevent suicides in the U.S. and his frustrations over negotiating with the NRA.
Rep. Tim Ryan Condemns Rep. Steve King’s Racist Remarks
Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) says he thinks the House of Representatives should have formally censured Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) for his comments in support of white supremacy.
Elizabeth Warren Says She Believes Lucy Flores' Account Of Joe Biden's Unwanted Kiss
Fellow 2020 candidate Julián Castro also backed Flores, who accused the former vice president of inappropriate touching in an op-ed Friday.
John Delaney On Pro-Wall Street Voting Record
Democratic presidential candidate and former Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) defended his history of voting for Dodd-Frank rollbacks while speaking at HuffPost and the Open Markets Institute’s Heartland Forum in Storm Lake, Iowa.
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