Meet Me in Iowa

This week, I will be traveling to Iowa, visiting cities, small towns, and communities including places no other presidential candidate has visited yet. I’m excited to hear from each of you, and learn about what issues are most important in your lives. I hope to see you at a town…

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I’m Going to Visit All 50 States

I’m making a pledge to people all over this nation today: I will visit your state during my campaign. Every state. All 50. And I can’t wait. As someone from a state (Texas) that’s largely been ignored by presidential campaigns for most of the past four decades, I…

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On the U.S. / Mexico Border

Last night in Texas, President Donald Trump once again created a circus of fear and paranoia around our border, telling lies to suit his political purposes. It made me think about the path my own family took to arrive in the U.S., through a border crossing at Eagle Pass, Texas.

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A Reimagined Justice System

This week, Trayvon Martin would have been 24 and Sandra Bland would have been 32. Their birthdays, along with the continuing advocacy in Arizona to get Justice for Antonio, have me thinking this week about far too many families who have lost loved ones over the years to police violence.

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Forward, Not Backward

Julián Castro on Jimmy Kimmel Live after the 2019 State of the Union Address Did you catch Julián last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live? His thoughts on the State of the Union speech were the same as ours: President Trump’s message of unity doesn’t mean anything when his…

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State of the Union 2019

We want to hear your truth. What would you rather Trump have said in his State of the Union address?* I’m sorry for recklessly shutting down the government and putting a million people out of work. I love DREAMers, they can stay forever! We’re going…

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Justice for Antonio

Here’s what we know: Antonio Arce was 14 years old, and he had his entire life ahead of him. On January 15th, responding to a 911 call reporting a suspected burglary in progress, Officer Jaen arrived on the scene and spotted Antonio in a truck that was allegedly being burglarized.

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Trump’s Government Shutdown

Day 35. There is no excuse for this shutdown of our government to have lasted this long. And the blame lies with President Trump. In fact, his administration is so oblivious to the damage it is doing to the 800,000 federal workers who are furloughed, that his Commerce Secretary went…

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My Trips to Iowa and Nevada

Speaking with voters in Iowa and Nevada this week, it’s clear that people are hungry for a vision that unites, not divides us. Our country is hungry for an America that works for all people, not special interests.

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People, Not Corporations

Corporate money has a corrupting influence in politics. I don’t want there to be any question of who I support: people, not corporations.

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