Pete Buttigieg's file

Pete Buttigieg is the mayor of South Bend, Indiana. Buttigieg was first elected mayor in 2011 and was re-elected in 2015. From 2009 to 2017, he served in the U.S. Navy Reserve and was a lieutenant. He received a bachelor’s degree in history and literature from Harvard College and a first-class honors bachelor’s degree in philosophy, politics and economics from Pembroke College as a Rhodes Scholar. In 2019, he announced he is running for the Democratic nomination for president.

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Warren vs. Buttigieg: Why they were fighting about campaign finance and a wine cave at the debate

One of the sharpest exchanges of the Democratic presidential debate came when Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Elizabeth Warren faced off over campaign finance. Here's a recap of what they said, fact-checked.

Buttigieg said black voters supported him more second time he ran for mayor. That isn’t conclusive

Pete Buttigieg is on the defense about his standing with black voters, claiming that despite attacks from rivals about his record, support from black voters in his Indiana hometown increased when he sought re-election as mayor.

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Live fact-checking the Ohio Democratic presidential debate

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