Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Justin Hicks

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg attended his final Common Council meeting as mayor Monday night.

People packed into the South Bend Common Council room to watch Buttigieg give his farewell address.

Klobuchar: Woman With Buttigieg's Record Would Miss Debate

Nov 11, 2019
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CHICAGO (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she and other top female presidential candidates wouldn't be on the debate stage if they had the same experience as Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

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About 50 AmeriCorps members from northern Indiana were sworn into service  Tuesday morning. 

AmeriCorps is a program that sends volunteers across the country to help with various community needs.

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The City of South Bend began its 2019 Fall ReLeaf Program Monday. Some new technology is making it easier for residents to track the leaf pickup.

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Mayor Pete Buttigieg opened his new presidential campaign office Thursday night in South Bend.

A large crowd gathered outside of the new ‘Pete For America’ campaign office to show their support. 

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South Bend residents gathered Thursday night for the final community meeting in a series for the public to give input on the City’s police practices. The meeting was about next steps.

Residents looked over notes taken from previous meetings and decided what policy recommendations were most important to have on the final document for the Board of Public Safety.

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and leaders of the City’s Common Council gave an update Wednesday night on affordable housing projects in the southeast neighborhood. 

The City partnered with organizations like 466 Works to help revamp the southeast neighborhood with new roads and affordable housing. Some homes are now up for sale.

No Millennial Bump For Buttigieg, But Hints Of Broad Appeal

Sep 15, 2019
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pete Buttigieg would like to turn the fight for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination into a contest about generational change. But there's one looming problem: He has yet to win over his own.

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg ate, spoke and rode his way through the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines Tuesday. Wednesday Buttigieg continues another swing through Iowa with town halls and house party meet and greets in the eastern part of the state. Iowa holds the first in the nation caucuses ahead of the 2020 presidential election. 

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ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will get a debate rematch in the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates, while Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will share a stage to argue their progressive visions.

CNN randomly assigned 20 candidates to the two stages in a drawing broadcast live Thursday night. The debates are being held over two nights, July 30-31, in Detroit.

South Bend Weighs More Police Cameras

Jul 6, 2019
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor is considering buying additional body cameras for its police officers, although it's unclear if the proposal was spurred by a white police officer's recent fatal shooting of a black man.

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A group of pastors joined South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the lobby of the County-City Building today to pray for the city and to present a plan to the mayor. 

“We are not a dying city but we are a very sick city,” Pastor Williams says. “Residents of the city are sick. And we’re all sick and tired of being sick and tired of being sick.”

Williams gave Buttigieg an envelope that he says contains a "plan" for South Bend.

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During a broadcast on WUBS, a radio station in South Bend, the death of Eric Logan was front and center Tuesday afternoon. 

Logan died Sunday after being shot by a South Bend Police officer who says Logan had a knife. 

A man who claims to be a spokesperson for Logan's family says he has heard from Jesse Jackson. The family is trying to plan a march for this weekend in South Bend. 

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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:

It's Official - Buttigieg Announces Candidacy For President

Apr 14, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

It's official.

Inside a cold wet Studebaker building in South Bend that is representative of the past, the city's mayor, Pete Buttigieg, made predictions about the future. He officially announced that he is running for President of the United States.

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