Julián Castro's campaign had been stalled for months. Wednesday's debate gave it new life.
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Julián Castro's campaign had been stalled for months. Wednesday's debate gave it new life.

ABBY LIVINGSTON AND PATRICK SVITEK |
June 27, 2019

I showed the American people that I have the right experience to be president," Castro said. "That I have a strong, compelling and positive vision for the future of this country.


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MIAMI – Before Wednesday night, even some longtime Julián Castro fans had been privately wondering if his presidential campaign was effectively over.

In a Democratic field that includes political novices and back-bench U.S. House members, the former San Antonio mayor and Obama cabinet member had become an afterthought.

“He just had been forgotten,” said Moses Mercado, a Democratic lobbyist who is close to a number of Texas members of Congress.

Then came the first debate.

Credit By - The Texas tribune

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