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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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