The White House has faced criticism in recent years for not appointing more minorities, especially Hispanics, to senior government jobs, given the strong support Latinos provided for Obama in 20.
White House spokesman Eric Schultz said Saturday that there was no personnel announcement to make “at this time.” The addition of Castro would boost to three the number of Hispanics , the nation’s fastest-growing voter bloc, in Obama’s Cabinet.A good one for our married and settled ladies: Grab the tab—but make sure you’re both contributing to this deal.“You can say, ‘What if I pick up the tab in exchange for a back rub tonight? “How could a guy resist getting to touch you later If your man always likes to feel like a provider, take care of non-dinner dates.The current OMB director, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, has been nominated to be the new secretary of health and human services.Castro, 39, is serving his third two-year term as mayor of the nation’s seventh-largest city.He and his twin brother, Joaquin Castro, a first-term Democratic congressman representing a San Antonio-area district, are rising stars in the Democratic party with a remarkable family story that resonates far beyond their home state.
The congressman is seen as a potential challenger to Sen.
President Obama has tapped San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a Cabinet reshuffling that would add a Hispanic to an administration that has faced criticism for not appointing more minorities to top jobs.
Castro, who drew national attention when he gave the keynote address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, would take the spot now held by Shaun Donovan, who is set to become the next director of the Office of Management and Budget, according to Democratic officials familiar with the proposed moves.
“My grandmother spent her whole life working as a maid, a cook and a babysitter, barely scraping by, but still working hard to give my mother, her only child, a chance in life, so that my mother could give my brother and me an even better one,” he said.
After graduation from high school in San Antonio, the two brothers went to Stanford and then to Harvard Law School.
Only 14 believe in going Dutch, and a mere one percent say a woman should foot the bill. Let him pick up the tab, but then ask him if you can treat to some after-dinner ice cream, says Steinberg.