Julián Castro Talks to David Remnick About Housing Inequality

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UNITED STATES - JUNE 17: San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro testifies at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Dirksen Building on his nomination to be Secretary of Housing an

Julián Castro was the mayor of his native San Antonio before being appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, for President Obama. A rising star of the Democratic Party, he is already getting tired of rumors that he might be Hillary Clinton’s pick for Vice-President. He spoke with David Remnick about housing inequality, gentrification, and racial segregation, and told him, “I do expect to be back in Texas next year.”