U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-San Antonio) has opted to run for re-election rather than pursue what would likely have been a bruising political battle.
Allies of Rep. Joaquín Castro are frustrated by his camp’s delay, but aides to the San Antonio Democrat say a decision on a Senate run is imminent.
The former Democratic nominee for governor said she will not seek a U.S. Senate seat but may run for Congress in District 21.
Site work will begin on the $145 million federal courthouse project next month, with construction starting in the fall. The building is set to open in 2022.
A spokesman for U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro said via email the San Antonio Democrat is mulling a challenge to Texas’ senior senator in 2020.
Julián Castro arrived in the Hawkeye State — his first trip there as a declared presidential candidate — on the heels of his promise to visit all 50 states in his 2020 bid.
U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) is the author of record of a joint resolution in the U.S. House that challenges President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency.
Joaquín Castro will likely be speaking as a surrogate for his twin brother around the country. And this is not at all unusual.
A nationwide movement of Presidents Day protests against Trump’s national emergency declaration included one at Travis Park in San Antonio.
The San Antonio congressman erased any lingering doubt during a joint interview that aired Thursday night on CBS’s “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”