Julián Castro Launches New PAC Supporting Democratic Party, Has Already Backed One Dallas Candidate

AUSTIN — Julián Castro launched a new political action committee Tuesday to help the Democratic Party groom younger candidates and take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, according to the Texas Tribune.The former U.S. Housing and Urban Development secretary has already used his PAC to support Congressional District 32 candidate Colin Allred, who served as a special assistant to HUD under President Barack Obama and Castro. Allred also played in the NFL for the Tennessee Titans.The civil rights attorney is looking to unseat incumbent Rep. Pete Sessions of Dallas, and has to navigate a crowded Democratic primary in March before battling Sessions in November.  Continue reading...

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