Julian Castro’s strong oratorical skills, experience in the Obama cabinet and as mayor of the nation’s seventh largest city, coupled with his charisma, could help propel him into the top tier of Democratic candidates. Photo: AP

Obama protégé Julian Castro joins Democratic field of 2020 presidential candidates

  • Castro has been considered a rising star in the Democratic Party – he was a contender to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate in 2016
  • At 44, Castro will be one of the youngest candidates, a generation younger than potential competitors like senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren
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Julian Castro’s strong oratorical skills, experience in the Obama cabinet and as mayor of the nation’s seventh largest city, coupled with his charisma, could help propel him into the top tier of Democratic candidates. Photo: AP
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