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Politics Feb 27Buttigieg aides say path beyond Super Tuesday is possible but tricky
“Bernie Sanders will be the delegate leader after the March 3rd contests, but whether that makes him the prohibitive nominee is highly dependent on Pete’s performance,” an aide said in a memo released to the media and aimed at keeping…
Politics Feb 11Democrats look to New Hampshire primary to clarify unsettled contest
Since the chaotic Iowa caucuses failed to perform their traditional function of winnowing the race, it now falls to New Hampshire to begin culling the Democratic field, which still features almost a dozen candidates.
Politics Feb 10Buttigieg on defense as 2020 rivals aim to blunt his momentum
The volley of criticism is fresh evidence that Pete Buttigieg, who was virtually unknown in national politics a year ago, has become an early front-runner in the battle for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Politics Feb 07Iowa Democrats extend deadline for candidates to request review of results
Following the party's release of new results late Thursday night, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg leads Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders by two state delegate equivalents out of 2,152 counted.
Politics Feb 04Buttigieg and Sanders lead in initial Iowa caucus results
Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders were ahead in the initial results released by the Iowa Democratic Party, with Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar trailing behind in the tally of State Delegate Equivalents.
Politics Feb 04WATCH: Majority of Iowa caucus results expected by day’s end
Democratic Party officials in Iowa are planning to release a majority of the delayed caucus results by 5 p.m. EST. The party officials in Iowa told the presidential campaigns the news as chaos and confusion hung over Iowa and its…
Politics Feb 02The critical fight inside Democrats’ establishment primary
Within the Democrats’ sprawling presidential contest is a smaller, yet critical competition among a handful of candidates jockeying to secure the backing of their party’s establishment wing.
Politics Jan 132020 Democratic race is wide open in Iowa as caucuses near
A cluster of candidates, including Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, along with former Vice President Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, enter the final stretch with a plausible chance…
Politics Nov 18Buttigieg touts military service but is wary of overstating role
The South Bend, Indiana, mayor is leaning hard on his seven-month deployment as an intelligence officer in Afghanistan as a powerful credential.
Politics Oct 18Can Pete Buttigieg, cool and cerebral, connect with voters?
"Sometimes I think I'm misread because I'm laidback," Buttigieg said. "I'm misread as being bloodless."…