2020 Presidential Election

Peter Ringenberg

Pete Buttigieg is delivering remarks on foreign policy and national security at the Indiana University Auditorium in Bloomington. Former Indiana Congressman Lee Hamilton, Distinguished Scholar with the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, will introduce him.

Watch live here:

Sunday Marks Moment For 2020 Prospects, Including Buttigieg, To Show Iowa Strength

Jun 9, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — In five-minute chunks of speaking time, nearly 20 Democratic presidential candidates are getting the chance to make their case before hundreds of party leaders at an important testing ground in early-voting Iowa.

Buttigieg's High College Debt Draws Attention To The Issue

Jun 8, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg knows firsthand the burden of six-figure student loan debt. He and his husband, Chasten, are far from alone, though, and their personal college indebtedness is helping to keep the issue on the national stage.

Buttigieg Campaign Grows, Looking To Sustain Early Momentum

Jun 8, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has been quickly growing his upstart campaign, expanding its footprint in early states, adding veterans of previous presidential bids and now taking over a Chicago office previously occupied by an offshoot of President Barack Obama's campaigns.

UPDATE: Buttigieg Tells LGBTQ Ralliers To Band Together Against Trump

Jun 8, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

NEW:

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Pete Buttigieg, who hopes to become the first openly gay presidential nominee from a major political party, said at an LGBTQ event Saturday that activists must band together to deny President Donald Trump a second term.

Justin Hicks/WVPE

Slideshow of images from Elizabeth Warren's campaign stop June 5th at the RV/MH Hall of Fame. 

LATEST: Elizabeth Warren Wraps Up Campaign Stop In Elkhart

Jun 4, 2019
Justin Hicks/WVPE

LATEST: Elizabeth Warren has finished her political stop in Elkhart before what appeared to be a packed venue at the RV/MH Hall of Fame.  Early on in her remarks she talked with the crowd about clean air, clean water and clean energy.

Highlights Of Buttigieg Town Hall On MSNBC

Jun 3, 2019

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says he would not have pressured Democrat Al Franken to resign from the Senate at the time some of his 2020 rivals did.

Peter Ringenberg

Tonight Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to be on a live town hall on the MSNBC show "Hardball." 

The program starts at 7pm ET. It will be broadcast live from Fresno, California. 

Last month, Buttigieg appeared on a one hour live town hall on the Fox News Channel that was broadcast from New Hampshire.

In March he was featured on a CNN live town hall one hour broadcast from Austin, Texas. 

Peter Ringenberg

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is holding his first ‘Mayor’s Night Out’ since officially announcing his candidacy for President in April.

 The Mayor’s Night Out events in South Bend are usually a chance for residents to meet one on one with the Mayor and other city officials about any problems they’re having.

Buttigieg Says He'd Consider Codifying Abortion Rights

May 17, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says writing into law the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion is an idea "that deserves to be taken seriously."

Buttigieg Makes Hires In Iowa, New Hampshire

May 6, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has hired four staffers in Iowa and three in New Hampshire as he works to build on the momentum his campaign has seen in recent weeks.

 

Peter Ringenberg

UPDATE:

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg says it's imperative to reform the nation's criminal justice system in ways that are more equitable for all races.

Student Says Trump Backers Recruited Him For Buttigieg Smear

Apr 30, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

A Michigan college student says pro-Trump agitators recruited him to falsely claim he was raped by Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, then published the smear without his permission.

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