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Saturday, December 10, 2016

If you blinked, you may have missed Julián Castro’s rising star

Legal Insurrection
"With Hillary loss, Castro has gone from the everywhere man to the nowhere man."

Julian Castro Obama Poster

. . . "Now that Hillary has lost and Dems are in the wilderness, what is a once rising star to do?

Just a few short months ago, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro appeared to stand a decent chance of becoming the next vice president.
A few weeks ago, the San Antonio Democrat looked poised to assume another high-ranking executive role in a Hillary Clinton administration.
Now, as Democrats pick up the pieces from their nationwide losses on Election Day, Castro is preparing to be unemployed and seems destined to spend some time in the political wilderness.
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Unlike his brother, Secretary Castro has ruled out the possibility of challenging Sen. Ted Cruz in his 2018 re-election race. He hasn’t turned down the idea of running for governor, but many Democrats were disappointed Trump’s 9-point margin of victory in Texas wasn’t lower, which would have increased the odds of seeing more competitive statewide races.

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