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'''Joaquin Castro''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[United States House of Representatives]], representing the 20th district of Texas.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress-legacy/the-new-faces-of-the-113th-congress-20121105 ''National Journal'' "The New Faces of the 113th Congress," November 15, 2012]</ref>
 
'''Joaquin Castro''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[United States House of Representatives]], representing the 20th district of Texas.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress-legacy/the-new-faces-of-the-113th-congress-20121105 ''National Journal'' "The New Faces of the 113th Congress," November 15, 2012]</ref>
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His mother is famous in the Chicano community. Castro is the son of [[Maria "Rosie" Castro]], a Chicano political activist who helped establish the Chicano political party [[La Raza Unida]] in the 1970s. in 1971, at the age of 23, Rosie Castro unsuccessfully ran for the San Antonio City Council.<ref>[http://www.ibtimes.com/10-things-know-about-san-antonio-mayor-julian-castro-761409,IBT, 10 Things To Know About San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro By Ashley Porter on September 05 2012]</ref> 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.castroforcongress.com/ Campaign Website]
 
*[http://www.castroforcongress.com/ Campaign Website]

Revision as of 03:35, 29 July 2013

Joaquin Castro is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 20th district of Texas.[1]

His mother is famous in the Chicano community. Castro is the son of Maria "Rosie" Castro, a Chicano political activist who helped establish the Chicano political party La Raza Unida in the 1970s. in 1971, at the age of 23, Rosie Castro unsuccessfully ran for the San Antonio City Council.[2]

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