2020 Presidential Election

Buttigieg Ramps Up Outreach To Democratic Superdelegates

Aug 5, 2019
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pete Buttigieg is ramping up his outreach to Democratic Party superdelegates with a phone call to them outlining the scope of his 2020 presidential campaign.

Reaction To Buttigieg's Economic Plan

Jul 30, 2019
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South Bend Mayor and Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled his economic plan last week pushing to increase the minimum wage and expand unions. Reaction to Buttigieg’s plan is mixed.

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On July 30 and 31 there will be two more nights of debates between the wide field of Democratic Presidential candidates. Here is information on debate watching parties going on both nights in South Bend:

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Some of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates took on criticism they’ve faced from the black community in remarks to the National Urban League Friday.

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) addressed the civil rights organization at its conference in Indianapolis.

Buttigieg: Students Should Speak Out On Bias, Faults Trump

Jul 26, 2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is urging students to speak out against racial bias when they experience it, and he faults President Donald Trump for deepening the nation's racial divide.

The South Bend, Indiana, mayor fielded a series of questions Thursday about race relations after encountering a group of students in Los Angeles while on a tour of a business that was co-founded by the late rapper Nipsey Hussle.

Jet-setter: Buttigieg Leads 2020 Dems In Private Flights

Jul 25, 2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Buttigieg has spent roughly $300,000 on private jet travel this year, more than any other Democrat running for the White House, according to an analysis of campaign finance data.

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Nearly a dozen presidential candidates will be in Indianapolis this week for the National Urban League’s annual conference.

The civil rights organization’s theme for this year’s event is a focus on racial equality.

Former Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and Mayor Pete Buttigieg are among the Democratic presidential candidates slated to speak at the National Urban League Conference.

Pete Buttigieg Has Money. Can He Turn It Into A 2020 Win?

Jul 6, 2019
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CARROLL, Iowa (AP) — Pete Buttigieg stunned the Democratic presidential field with a nearly $25 million second-quarter fundraising haul.

Now he needs to figure out how to use that money to build a campaign that can go the distance against nearly two dozen rivals — many of them better known — and ensure that enthusiasm from donors is matched by support from voters.


SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to increase opportunities for national service and build a network of 1 million service members by 2026.

Buttigieg Says Black Voters 'Need To See Me In Action'

Jul 2, 2019
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CHICAGO (AP) — Democrat Pete Buttigieg says he needs to meet more voters in the black community and they "need to see me in action for a longer period of time."

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Night One Of The Democratic Debates

Jun 26, 2019
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It was night one of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Thursday night another field of ten will debate, including Pete Buttigieg and Joe Biden.

Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks from night one.


Buttigieg: 'Why Not' Start A First Family In White House?

Jun 16, 2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could happen if he's in the White House.

Buttigieg Hones In On The Economic Concerns Of Black Voters in South Carolina

Jun 16, 2019
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Four Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum Saturday in South Carolina, a state where nonwhite voters will play a major role in next year's primary election.

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to repeal the authorization for use of force in Iraq and Afghanistan, calling it a "blank check" that has led to an "endless war."

 The South Bend, Indiana, mayor laid out his foreign policy priorities during a speech Tuesday at Indiana University.