UPDATE: Buttigieg Tells LGBTQ Ralliers To Band Together Against Trump

15 hours ago
Peter Ringenberg


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.

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. 

Trump: 2020 Rival Buttigieg's Same-Sex Marriage Is 'Great'

May 17, 2019
Jennifer Weingart/WVPE

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he thinks "some people" may have an issue with 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg's same-sex marriage, but he thinks "it's great."

Trump tells Fox News Channel's "The Next Revolution with Steve Hilton" in an interview airing Sunday that "I think it's absolutely fine" that Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, are open about their relationship on the campaign trail.

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 Sells Out Fundraiser At Iconic Hollywood Gay Bar

May 10, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

LOS ANGELES (AP)  Pete Buttigieg drew a sold-out crowd to a fundraiser at an iconic West Hollywood gay bar, providing an intimate moment with the first Democratic White House contender who is a member of the LGBT community.

Peter Ringenberg


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.

Buttigieg, Husband Attend Jimmy Carter's Sunday School Class

May 5, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten Glezman, joined the large crowd at former President Jimmy Carter's Sunday school class in rural South Georgia.


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.

Buttigieg Releases 2010-2018 Tax Returns

Apr 30, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

In 2018, Pete Buttigieg filed jointly with his spouse, Chasten. He reported an adjusted gross income of $152,643.

Peter Ringenberg

UPDATE: Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is making a new, concerted effort to appeal to African American voters and put behind him criticism of his record on race.

His main strategy is to talk less and listen more.

The approach is aimed at addressing one of the biggest questions about Buttigieg's upstart campaign: Can the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, win over black voters who are key to a Democratic victory in 2020.

Peter Ringenberg

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is stepping up his outreach to African Americans by meeting with a leading civil rights activist, the Rev. Al Sharpton.

Buttigieg Lands First Endorsement From Member Of Congress

Apr 24, 2019
Peter RIngenberg

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg has received his first endorsement from a member of Congress.