Democrat Castro brings his 2020 campaign back to Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro says the Latino community's bilingual, ambitious youth are one of America's best assets to remain competitive in the world.
Castro made the comments at a luncheon Friday before Latino business leaders in Las Vegas as he made his third visit to Nevada as a 2020 hopeful.
The former mayor of San Antonio is the only Latino candidate so far in a Democratic field with at least 15 contenders.
Castro has made more visits than any other 2020 candidate this year to Nevada, a state with a 29 percent Latino population whose early caucus next year will be the first test of a candidate's appeal to a diverse electorate.
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