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Pete Buttigieg

  1. early and often
    ‘That’s Hell’: Democrats’ Debate Prep Gets RealEveryone expects Biden to come under serious fire. He’s getting ready for it.
  2. vision 2020
    10 Takeaways From the Times’ Interview With 21 Democratic CandidatesBy posing the same 18 questions to 21 candidates, the Times revealed surprising intraparty divisions, and also that Seth Moulton has a large face.
  3. vision 2020
    Warren, Beto, Biden, and Bernie Get Center-Stage Positions at First DebatesO’Rourke, who hasn’t been polling that well, got lucky with his debate placement.
  4. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Has a Police Shooting ProblemMayor Pete’s struggle to gain minority support isn’t being helped by the shooting of a black South Bend citizen by a white police officer.
  5. vision 2020
    Harris and Booker Lagging in Must-Win South CarolinaThe two major African-American candidates in the Democratic primary are struggling to chip away at Biden’s strong support from black voters.
  6. vision 2020
    4 of the 5 Top-Polling Democrats Land on Same Primary-Debate NightBy the luck of the draw, Elizabeth Warren will be the only high-ranking candidate appearing during night one of the first round of debates.
  7. vision 2020
    Warren and Buttigieg Are Gaining Ground in IowaThe gold-standard Iowa Poll by Ann Selzer shows support for Biden and Sanders weakening, and two clear tiers emerging below them.
  8. vision 2020
    Democrats Are Reviving an Old Populist TraditionBold proposals from 2020 candidates aimed at reforming how government works could change Democrats’ reputation as the party of government itself.
  9. politics
    Pete Buttigieg: “I Would Not Have” Pressured Al Franken to ResignThat puts Mayor Pete at odds with nearly everyone else running for the Democratic nomination.
  10. abortion
    A Post-Roe America Would Be a Never-Ending NightmareIf abortion policy is set by state legislatures or Congress, we will see political warfare as never before, with women’s rights perpetually in peril.
  11. vision 2020
    Slowly and Persistently, Elizabeth Warren Is On the RiseIf the 2020 hopeful can avoid getting sideswiped by a fast-moving dark horse candidate, she’s in decent shape to challenge Sanders and Biden.
  12. pete buttigieg
    Pete Buttigieg: Privileged Trump ‘Faked’ a Disability to Avoid Vietnam“I have a pretty dim view of his decision to use his privileged status to fake a disability in order to avoid serving in Vietnam.”
  13. the national interest
    Republicans Keep Lying About Pete Buttigieg and Thomas JeffersonMayor Pete gives thoughtful nuanced response on Founding Fathers, Republicans decide to invent smear instead.
  14. vision 2020
    Today’s Dark-Horse Candidates Could Be Tomorrow’s SupernovasThere’s a decent chance a little-known Democrat will become a contender when better known. Donald Trump, however, will need strong turnout and luck.
  15. abortion
    Republicans Are Trying to Change the Subject From Abortion BansDemocrats running for president should beware right-wing talking points.
  16. mike pence
    Pence Is the Enforcer of Trump’s Compact With the Christian RightPence’s war on Planned Parenthood is just one token of his role in the administration as the chief representative of the Christian right.
  17. fox news news
    Pete Buttigieg Goes on Fox News and Bashes Fox NewsThe Democrat called out Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham, but also defended his appearance in a Fox News town hall.
  18. last night on late night
    Paul Rudd’s Pete Buttigieg Wants You to Accept Him As a ‘Boring, Gay Man’SNL gets political one last time before summer.
  19. last night on late night
    Paul Rudd’s Pete Buttigieg Wants You to Accept Him As a ‘Boring, Gay Man’SNL gets political one last time before summer.
  20. vision 2020
    De Blasio ’20 Is Ridiculous, But Not That RidiculousNow that the mayor has ignored everyone’s advice and is running for president, it’s time to treat him just like any other doomed candidate.
  21. evangelicalism
    Mike Pence Tells Evangelical Students They’ll Be ‘Ridiculed’ for Being ChristianAt Liberty University, Pence said that graduates should “be ready” to be made fun of. He may be misinterpreting recent criticism from Pete Buttigieg.
  22. fact check
    Two Democratic 2020 Presidential Candidates Weigh in on VeepPete Buttigieg and Eric Swalwell fact-check the show.
  23. pete buttigieg
    Buttigieg Says God Not a Partisan, But Not Republican, EitherMayor Pete needs to be careful to avoid the slippery slope that leads to a self-righteous Christian left.
  24. vision 2020
    The ‘Biden Bounce’ and Warren Surge Are Challenges for Bernie SandersSanders is in danger of losing his co-front-runner status as Biden gains strength, while Warren moves up on the left.
  25. politics
    Right-Wing Troll Jacob Wohl Allegedly Behind Fake Buttigieg Sexual-Assault ClaimA 19-year-old is accusing Jacob Wohl of using his name and image to level false charges against the presidential candidate.
  26. vision 2020
    Wall Street Democrats Are Absolutely Freaking Out About Their 2020 CandidatesBiden? Pete? Trump?! 
  27. vision 2020
    2020 Candidates Begin Signing Unity Pledge, With Sanders Taking the LeadThe candidate some feared as divisive was the first to take Indivisible’s pledge for civility and a united front against Trump.
  28. vision 2020
    Is Beto Losing His Mojo? Did Mayor Pete Steal It From Him?The two candidates are pursuing opposite strategies, with O’Rourke focusing on early-voting states, and Buttigieg soaking up national media attention.
  29. vision 2020
    Franklin Graham Tells Buttigieg to ‘Repent’ Being GayThe president’s good friend thinks he knows more about Pete Buttigieg’s sexual orientation than Mayor Pete’s creator.
  30. vision 2020
    What Do Democrats Mean by ‘Electability’?Some think centrists are more electable, and some think it’s progressives, minority candidates, or those good at telling “narratives.”
  31. impeachment
    Warren’s Impeachment Gambit Could Work Out Well for HerBy endorsing impeachment even as House Democratic leaders and most of her rivals held back, she could strengthen her claim to progressive support.
  32. vision 2020
    Highlights From CNN’s Town Halls With Five 2020 CandidatesDemocratic candidates Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, and Pete Buttigieg appeared at Monday night’s event.
  33. vision 2020
    Pete Buttigieg Is Already Facing Anti-Gay Harassment on the Campaign TrailHis candidacy will reveal either the strengths or the limitations of the nation’s professed tolerance for LGBT people.
  34. vision 2020
    Is Pete Buttigieg Literally Parks and Rec’s Ben Wyatt?A young mayor, board-game enthusiast, and Leslie Knope fan could be the next U.S. president — in Pawnee, and in real life.
  35. vision 2020
    From Breezy Beto to Wonky Warren: How Candidates Use PolicyPolicies can be an ideological marker, a signature, or even an identity.
  36. vision 2020
    Pete Buttigieg Announces Presidential CampaignWelcome to the race, Mayor Pete.
  37. vision 2020
    Mayor Pete Is the Democrats’ Folksiest Heartland Hope. Really!Perhaps what they need to win the presidency is a gay Rust Belt millennial who has never governed anything but the fourth-largest city in Indiana.
  38. the national circus
    Frank Rich: In Bill Barr, Trump Has Finally Found His New FixerThe AG’s unsupported Mueller report conclusions and “spying” accusations show he’s about covering for Trump, not thwarting his lawlessness.
  39. religion
    Mayor Pete Is Putting a Spotlight on the Prejudices of the Christian RightButtigieg’s challenge to Pence exposes the atavistic prejudices underlying a homophobia rooted in religious dogma.
  40. vision 2020
    Why Democrats Could Pick a Nominee Sooner Than You ThinkWhile pundits like to dream of a contested convention, an early knockout remains a real possibility.
  41. religion
    Evangelical Pundit Erick Erickson Denies That Pete Buttigieg Can Be a ChristianAs is typical of many Christian right figures, Erickson presumes to judge Mayor Pete’s faith and arrogantly finds it lacking.
  42. vision 2020
    Who’s Leading the 2020 Democratic Puppy Primary?An Instagram-friendly family dog is the must-have accessory of the Democratic primary.
  43. presidential libraries
    Pete Buttigieg’s Favorite Book Is Ulysses, and That’s GreatMaybe you’d prefer Joseph Campbell, or Fox & Friends?
  44. interesting times
    Is Pete Buttigieg a Transformational Candidate?There are signs that he could change American politics. There are also a lot of open questions.
  45. vision 2020
    Without a Plausible ‘Theory of Change,’ Progressive Ideas Are Just FantasiesTurns out the last Democratic president didn’t have a durable idea of how to overcome Republican obstruction. The next better get one.
  46. vision 2020
    White Working-Class Yoga Devotee Tim Ryan Joins Crowded 2020 FieldRyan’s unconventional and sometimes conservative record makes him a hard sell, but if Democrats get obsessed with the heartland, he’ll get a listen.
  47. one grand books
    Pete Buttigieg’s 10 Favorite BooksJames Joyce, Homer, and more.
  48. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Buzz Buoyed by Blockbuster Fundraising HaulMayor Pete’s done well in the polls and in the money hunt, but has a ways to go in order to be a truly viable candidate.
  49. vision 2020
    Our First ‘First Gentleman’ Could Be Pete Buttigieg’s HusbandA social media star in his own right, Chasten Buttigieg is overshadowing other political spouses in the 2020 spotlight.
  50. vision 2020
    Should Democrats Worry About Political Experience in 2020?Democrats have the choice of heavily credentialed and inexperienced candidates for president against the president who broke the mold.
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