Julián Castro heading to Iowa

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Castro, a fast-rising star within the party who gained prominence with his keynote speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, will headline a fundraiser hosted by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), according to the Des Moines Register.

Castro's well-received speech helped give him a national platform, and he's been a vocal supporter of immigration reform. Though Castro has ruled out a run for the presidency in 2016, his office touted a poll showing him as a popular choice to be vice president earlier this summer.