WASHINGTON (AP) – Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been sworn in as head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The official ceremony makes Castro one of the highest-ranking Hispanics in the government. 110 more words
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HANCOCK PARK (CBSLA.com/AP) — President Barack Obama arrived in the Southland on Wednesday to fund-raise at an event organized by a high-profile Hollywood producer.
Obama was attending a Democratic National Committee event for about 450 donors at the Hancock Park home of Shonda Rhimes, the producer of the Washington-based drama “Scandal.” Kerry Washington, who plays the lead role on the show, is among the hosts. 411 more words
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham mayor’s office isn’t saying much about the upcoming visit by the Democratic National Committee. Mayor William Bell’s assistant, April Odom, says the city is under a non-disclosure agreement with the DNC and cannot talk about the city’s request for proposal. 159 more words