Julian Castro's Kickoff Message Reflects Rapidly Changing Face of Democratic Party

SAN ANTONIO — Julián Castro wants free community college tuition for everyone, a revamping of the cash-bail system, Medicare for all and initiatives to protect the environment.He sounds as liberal as they come. On Saturday, the former San Antonio mayor and former U.S. Housing secretary, used a litany of progressive issues to bolster his new campaign for president.His attempt to carve out space to the left is more indication that the Democrat Party is undergoing a significant makeover. Progressive candidates and their issues are in vogue. Democratic Party voters want authentic liberals, not candidates seeking to cling to an increasingly imaginary middle.  Continue reading...

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