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Julián Castro Ends Presidential Bid

Castro was a vocal proponent of police and gun reform.

On Thursday, presidential candidate Julián Castro announced he was ending his presidential bid.

“I’ve determined that it simply isn’t our time,” Mr. Castro said in a pre-recorded video. “Today it’s with a heavy heart, and profound gratitude, that I will suspend my campaign for president.”

Castro was a former housing secretary in the Obama administration, and the only Latino candidate in the race. He was a vocal proponent of police and gun reform.

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