President Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, will pledge to carry out the administration's ambitious agenda to rebuild the nation's infrastructure during a Senate hearing on Thursday.
By Associated Press
Pete Buttigieg, a former city leader of South Bend, Indiana, would also be the first openly gay person confirmed by the Senate to a Cabinet post.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly recognizes Joe Biden as president-elect for the first time, Biden selects Pete Butttigieg for transportation secretary, Congress shows signs of progress on economic relief, Boko Haram claims responsibility for…
By Michael Balsamo, Jonathan Lemire, Thomas Beaumont, Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Biden also picked former environmental regulator Gina McCarthy for the powerful new position of domestic climate chief.
By Associated Press
Pete Buttigieg says his experience as an openly gay man and military veteran shows how far the U.S. has come in just a few years and how much farther it has to go.
As the Democratic National Convention proceeds, the NewsHour will be talking to some prominent members of the party. We start with Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who was competing against former Vice President Joe Biden for the…
Rivals no more, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg united behind Joe Biden's presidential bid on Monday as the Democratic Party's moderate wing scrambled to boost the former vice president just hours before voting began across a series of high-stakes Super…
By Steve Peoples, Bill Barrow, Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg are uniting behind Joe Biden's presidential bid as the Democratic Party's moderate wing scrambled to boost the former vice president just hours before voting begins in high-stakes Super Tuesday states.
By Steve Peoples, Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
The former mayor of Indiana's fourth largest city, an openly gay 38-year-old whose name most voters still can't pronounce, formally suspended his White House bid Sunday night.
By Thomas Beaumont, Meg Kinnard, Steve Peoples, Associated Press
The decision came just a day after one of Buttigieg's leading rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden, scored a resounding victory in South Carolina that sparked new pressure on the party's moderate wing to coalesce behind Biden.
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