Mayor Julian Castro

File photo of Mayor Julian Castro. (Credit:     Alex Wong / Getty Images Staff)

President Obama Eyeing Mayor Julian Castro For Housing Chief

President Barack Obama is considering nominating San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, a rising star in the Democratic Party, to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, according to people familiar with the selection process.


University of Colorado Denver student Mahala Greer, left, and Mayor of San Antonio Julian Castro talk prior to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Jan. 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

San Antonio Mayor To Be First Hispanic Keynote Speaker At Dem Convention

The Democratic party has chosen the mayor of San Antonio to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention.