The latest on Joaquin Castro. A Democrat, he was first elected to represent Texas' 20th congressional district in 2013. Before that he served in the Texas House of Representatives from 2003 to 2013. His identical twin brother is Julian Castro, former secretary of housing and urban development in the Obama administration and mayor of San Antonio.
Merrick Garland 'Failing the People' Over Donald Trump, Joaquin Castro Says
The Texas congressman has questioned why Garland or the DoJ have not charged the former president despite numerous investigations into him.
AOC Urges Biden to Help Afghan U.N. Employees Escape to America
"The United States should start by leading by example and issuing visas to some members of the UN's Afghan staff," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and 11 Democrats wrote in a letter to Biden.
Sharpton, Others Send Wishes to Jesse Jackson After COVID Hospitalization
"Let us all pray for Rev. and Mrs Jesse Jackson. They need our sincere and intense prayers. Prayer changes things!!!" Rev. Al Sharpton tweeted on Saturday.
Texas Rep. Criticizes GOP Leaders' 'Insincere' Concern for Migrant Children
The Democratic congressman responded to arguments presented by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and a dozen colleagues opposing Biden's immigration policies on Monday.
Joaquin Castro Says Latinos 'Almost Completely Missing' From Golden Globes
Texas congressman Joaquin Castro slammed the Golden Globes for its lack of Latino nominees amid criticism surrounding Hollywood's diversity problem.
Joaquin Castro Calls for State and Federal Probes into Power Outage
The Democratic congressman said there were warnings in 2011 that the state's power grid might not cope with extreme weather.
A Push From Democrats to Get a Latina in Cabinet After Education Pick
After Joe Biden did as he said he would in nominating a "teacher" to be the next secretary of education, Hispanic Democrats and grassroots leaders have one more ask of him: a Latina to round out his quickly filling cabinet.
Hispanic Caucus Chair Urges DHS Head Chad Wolf to Resign After GAO Report
The Government Accountability Office said Friday that the Department of Homeland Security had failed to follow the proper chain of succession, making Acting Secretary Chad Wolf's appointment to the position invalid.
Warren Would 'Clean House' At ICE, CBP, Joaquin Castro Says
ICE and CBP would be "reformed from top to bottom" under Sen. Elizabeth Warren, said Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro.
Texas Congressional Candidate Says Obama Deserves Cancer 'Or Worse'
"I say that having lost a parent to brain cancer after 12 years of fighting, and getting to see just how terrible our Healthcare system is, and I still think he deserves it or worse," Justin Lecea wrote in a since-deleted tweet.
Julian Castro Says Twin Will Shave Head If Campaign Gets $100K In 24 Hours
Julian Castro says his brother will shave his head if people will donate $100K to his campaign within 24 hours, but some Twitter users say it is a desperate move.
One of Castro's Own Donors Was Included On List of Top Trump Contributors
"If he dislikes me enough that he wants to put my name out there against Trump, I'm not going to give money to him," Wayne Harwell said.
Joaquin Castro Doubles Down on Posting Trump Donors: No One Was Targeted
The San Antonio Democrat has come under intense fire by Republicans for posting a list of top Trump donors on Twitter who are from his area.
Trump Jr. Compares Castro Trump Donors List to Dayton Shooter 'Kill List'
Donald Trump Jr. told "Fox & Friends" that the list of Trump 2020 donors tweeted by Rep. Joaquin Castro "screams of" the Dayton shooter Connor Betts' "kill list."
#ImpeachJoaquinCastro Trends on Twitter Amid Trump Donors List Controversy
Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro is facing a backlash from conservatives after posting to Twitter a list of donors to President Donald Trump and accusing them of fueling hate.
GOP Congressman Shot by Activist Slams Rep. Castro Over Trump Donor List
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise accused Rep. Joaquin Castro of "dangerous targeting" after he tweeted a list of donors to U.S. President Donald Trump.
Texas Senators Rip Democratic Congressman for Calling Out Trump Donors
Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro, who represents San Antonio, posted the names of 44 prominent business owners and individuals who donated the maximum amount to Trump.
Joaquin Castro Calls Fox News' Laura Ingraham 'A White Supremacist'
"Think @JoaquinCastrotx needs to spend more time overseas w/ our troops bef he calls this inhumane," Ingraham tweeted.
Castro Smuggles Device Into Migrant Detention Facility, Captures Photos
"Our border patrol system is broken. And part of the reason it stays broken is because it's kept secret. The American people must see what is being carried out in their name," Castro said on Twitter following the visit.
MSNBC Guest Immediately Regrets Confusing Joaquin Castro with Twin Julián
"That is a truly awful confusion on my part," MSNBC contributor Noah Rothman apologized to Joaquin on Morning Joe.
AOC Declares Fight Against Trump's National Emergency
Ocasio-Cortez and Joaquin Castro are planning to fight Trump's declaration.
Texas Democrat: Migrant Detention Centers 'Subhuman'
"It's like watching an episode of "Locked Up Abroad" on the National Geographic Channel," said U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro.
Cyber NATO: Trump Slammed Over Election Hack Security
Despite significant backlash, Trump tweeted he would be interested in meeting Putin again.
Lawmaker Ties Trump-Comey Letter to Impeachment Process
The Texas Democrat, speaking on MSNBC Tuesday, said the president crossed a line.
Ex-Punk Rocker Congressman Challenges Cruz for Senate
Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke, a Spanish-speaking, Irish-American representing a predominantly Latino district, is considered a long shot in the Republican-dominated state.