Democrat from Texas
Initially elected to the Texas House in 2002, Joaquin Castro won election to the U.S. House in November 2012.
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After we checked a claim about Texas Democrats leading Democrats elsewhere in years shut out of statewide office, Tan Parker nudged that the state’s Democrats also have been shut out longer than Republicans anywhere. Zing!
Joaquin Castro says Texas Democrats lead the nation in a losing-streak way.
Four years ago, he bounced around Denver in relative obscurity. Tonight he’s got the coast-to-coast speaking slot that helped elevate a who’s-he state senator named Obama in 2004.
Two "what-if" warnings and a compensation snapshot per the state’s thousand-plus school superintendents fluttered the Texas Truth-O-Meter last week.
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