Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nod in his hometown San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday. Castro is the only Latino candidate and, at 44, among the youngest of anticipated contenders. "There are going to be a lot of talented people running," Castro said, "and I look forward to making my case to the voters." Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) also announced her candidacy Friday, indicating a focus on foreign policy.
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