What Julian Castro Needs to Do in Tonight's Debate, Otherwise It's Curtains for His Campaign

Julián Castro is fighting for survival.In short order, he needs an uptick in his popularity to remain a viable Democratic Party presidential candidate.If Castro doesn't step it up, he won't get a ticket to the next Democratic Party presidential debate at Texas Southern University in September. That would be a lethal blow to chances of winning the nomination for the White House.His first step toward greater relevance begins tonight, when the former Housing secretary and former San Antonio mayor participates in the climax of the second round of Democratic Party presidential debates."Julian needs to have another positive debate," Dallas lawyer Eric Cedillo said. "He needs to emphasize his dominance on the issue of immigration. I wouldn't be surprised if he went on the attack against Biden on immigration or criminal justice reform."  Continue reading...

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