Items Tagged with 'HUD Secretary Julián Castro'


  • Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro takes big step towards 2020 presidential run

    Forms exploratory committee, touts announcement in January
    After previously hinting that he might run for president in 2020, former HUD Secretary Julián Castro just took a big step towards making it a reality. Castro announced on Wednesday that he is forming an exploratory committee for the purposes of determining whether he’s going to run for the Democratic nomination for president in the next election, which is considered to a be a significant step in the process of running for president.
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  • HUD: Children still overexposed to lead paint dangers

    Here's what they want to do about it
    The Department of Housing and Urban Development wants to protect more children living in federally assisted housing from lead paint exposure. To that end, HUD is proposing a new rule that would lower the acceptable threshold of lead exposure in a child’s blood to match the standard used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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  • Behind the scenes on why Castro didn’t get picked to be Clinton's vice president

    Two keys factors that changed
    After much talk, and even controversy, surrounding HUD Secretary Julián Castro’s possible nomination to become Hillary Clinton’s vice president, there was a lot more going on behind the scenes, preventing him from locking in the bid. In an interview with The Washington Post’s Dan Balz, Castro explains what happened in the days leading up to Clinton's major vice president reveal.
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