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What’s Pete Buttigieg going to do next?

What's Pete Buttigieg going to do next?

While that is slightly premature — Buttigieg literally just dropped out of the 2020 race — there’s no doubt that lots and lots of people are wondering: What’s next for the former South Bend mayor? The shortest answer is we don’t know. But there’s no question that the 38-year-old Democrat …

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Super Tuesday: Biden races to lock down moderates as Buttigieg exit rocks rapidly shifting Democratic race

Pete Buttigieg ends his historic presidential campaign

Biden’s blowout win in South Carolina is rapidly reshaping the Democratic race, as Biden moves to lock down the party’s Democratic wing. The first major domino fell Sunday night, when Buttigieg — the former of South Bend, Indiana and a moderate whose criticisms of Sanders were often similar to Biden’s …

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Pete Buttigieg might be the most progressive candidate ever to run for president | Charles Kaiser | US news

It’s a leap of faith for anyone to run for president. That’s particularly true if you’re the 38-year-old former mayor of an Indiana city of 100,000 who looks more like 25 – and you’re proudly and openly gay. So when the boyish Pete Buttigieg announced an exploratory committee for president …

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Pete Buttigieg is ending his historic presidential campaign

Pete Buttigieg had a plan for February. It didn't work out as he hoped.

Buttigieg’s run was historic. He is the first openly gay man to launch a competitive campaign for president, and he broke barriers by becoming the first gay candidate to earn primary delegates for a major party’s presidential nomination. After initial success in Iowa and New Hampshire, Buttigieg’s campaign struggled to …

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Pete Buttigieg to Quit Democratic Presidential Race

Pete Buttigieg to Quit Democratic Presidential Race

SELMA, Ala. — Pete Buttigieg, the former small-city Indiana mayor and first openly gay major presidential candidate, has decided to quit the Democratic race, a person briefed on Mr. Buttigieg’s plans said on Sunday, following a crushing loss in the South Carolina primary where his poor performance with black Democrats …

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Top takeaways from CNN’s South Carolina town halls with Sanders, Buttigieg and Steyer

Top takeaways from CNN's South Carolina town halls with Sanders, Buttigieg and Steyer

Sanders faced pointed questions from CNN town hall attendees in Charleston on Monday night, as well as attacks from former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and businessman Tom Steyer. Buttigieg’s and Steyer’s eagerness to attack Sanders showed that the front-runner is now the candidate everyone else in the Democratic …

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Buttigieg requests a review of Nevada caucuses results

Buttigieg requests a review of Nevada caucuses results

Shortly after conceding the Nevada caucuses to Sen. Bernie Sanders, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg began questioning the results there. Late Saturday night, a letter from Buttigieg’s campaign to the chairman of the Nevada State Democratic Party made clear that the campaign has questions about what it says are …

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Pete Buttigieg campaign alleges irregularities in Nevada vote

Buttigieg targets Sanders after Nevada caucuses

The letter asked the state party to “release early vote and in-person vote totals by precinct​,” “correct any outstanding second alignment errors identified by presidential campaigns, including ours” and “explain anomalies in the data.” Molly Forgey, communications director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, responded to the letter in a …

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Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar: Behind their feud

6 takeaways from Democrats' Bloomberg pile-on in Nevada

He is benefiting from male privilege and wouldn’t be treated the same if he were a woman, she said. “Could we be running with less experience,” Klobuchar asked rhetorically of women in an interview. “I don’t think so. I don’t think people would take us seriously.” The then-South Bend, Indiana, …

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5 takeaways from CNN’s town halls with Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar

5 takeaways from CNN's town halls with Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar

The three candidates also focused on President Donald Trump on Tuesday night, with Buttigieg lambasting Trump for paying “hush money to a porn star.” Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s hundreds of millions of dollars in television advertising has vaulted him into Wednesday night’s upcoming Democratic debate. It’s also …

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