Report: Obama plans to choose Julián Castro for Housing Secretary

President Barack Obama intends to choose San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as the secretary of housing and urban development, the New York Times reports Saturday.

The Times, citing Democrats informed of Obama’s decision, said Castro would take the place of Shaun Donovan, who currently holds the position.

Castro, often described as a rising star and a potential vice presidential candidate for the party, spoke with the PBS NewsHour following his keynote speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

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