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Julian Castro on his DNC Keynote Speech, Texas ‘Turning Blue’
September 5, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Mayor of San Antonio Julian Castro -- the keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday -- stopped by the NewsHour skybox Wednesday evening to talk with Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill. "If you are looking for the bigger tent party across a whole host of issues, that's the Democratic party," he said.
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