Bloomberg formally announces US presidential candidacy
Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he is running for president, joining the crowded field of Democrats seeking to take on his fellow New York billionaire, President Donald Trump.
Obama protege Julian Castro joins 2020 presidential race
Julian Castro, the telegenic former mayor of San Antonio, Texas and an Obama-era cabinet member, launched his bid Saturday to become the nation's first Hispanic president, emphasizing a message of hope and diversity at a time when Americans are locked in angry debate over immigration and border security. "I am a candidate for president of…