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Pete Buttigieg (D) dropped out of the race on March 1

Microsoft News 2/10/2020
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg addresses supporters at a campaign event Thursday, May 9, 2019, in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) © ap Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg addresses supporters at a campaign event Thursday, May 9, 2019, in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Editor's note: Pete Buttigieg dropped out of the race on March 1, 2020. This page is no longer being updated.

Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg is an American politician and former military officer who also served as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, 2012-2019. 

He is running for the Democratic Party nomination in the 2020 United States presidential election.

Born: Jan. 19, 1982 (age 38)

Former office: Mayor of South Bend

Spouse: Chasten Glezman

Official site: https://peteforamerica.com/

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ON KEY ISSUES:

Minimum wage:  Supports $15/hour federal minimum wage

Electoral college: Supports eliminating the electoral college

Climate change:  Supports the Green New Deal

Gun control: Favors a buyback program for assault weapons, favors universal background checks

Health care: Favors Medicare for All, but would accept Medicare for some

(Positions compiled by Politico. Click here for a detailed look at Pete Buttigieg’s views and where other 2020 candidates stand on the issues.)

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Out of obscurity: In Iowa, Pete Buttigieg pulled off a feat that, a year ago, was unthinkable. How the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor rose to the top (CNN)

Naming names: Pete Buttigieg, now naming names, accuses Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders of forcing the debate among Democratic presidential contenders to be too focused on the past rather than the future. (CNN) 

In his camp: Pete Buttigieg has won the backing of Equality California, one of the nation's largest LGBTQ membership organizations, and its Nevada partner organization, an endorsement that could give him a boost in critical Western primaries. (AP) 

COMPLETE PROFILE:

Who is Pete Buttigieg? An in-depth look at his biography, family, key positions and where he stands in the race. (Business Insider)



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