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Castro presta juramento como Secretario de HUD

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El lunes, 18 de agosto, el vicepresidente Joe Biden tomó el juramento de Julián Castro como Secretario de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD) en la Casa Blanca.

Él fue originalmente juramentado el 28 de julio por el juez Richard Roberts en la oficina central de HUD. La ceremonia de la Casa Blanca se llevó a cabo para darle la bienvenida al gabinete del presidente Obama.

Castro, quien es de ascendencia mexicana,  no es  el primer hispano en dirigir la agencia de vivienda. Se graduó de la Universidad de Stanford con una licenciatura en Ciencias Políticas y asistió a la Facultad de Leyes de Harvard. Está casado, tiene un hijo y es hermano del congresista estadounidense Joaquín Castro.

Su carrera política comenzó hace mucho tiempo en Texas. Es ex alcalde de San Antonio. Se rumora que es un posible candidato para la vicepresidencia de EE.UU. en el 2016.

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Castro sworn in as HUD secretary

On Monday (Aug. 18), Vice President Joe Biden swore in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro at the White House.

Castro was originally sworn in on July 28 by Judge Richard Roberts at the HUD headquarters. The White House ceremony was held to welcome Castro to President Obama’s cabinet.

Castro, who is of Mexican descent, is not  the first Hispanic to lead the housing agency. He graduated from the University of Stanford with a major in political science and attended the Harvard School of Law. He is married, has one child and is the brother of U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro.

Castro’s political career started long ago in Texas. He is the former mayor of San Antonio. He is rumored to be a possible candidate for the U.S. vice presidency in 2016.

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