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As Race Tightens, Bernie Sanders Attacks Pete Buttigieg’s Billionaire Donor Connections

February 10, 2020
After an effective tie in Iowa and heading into a nail-biter of a New Hampshire primary, Senator Bernie Sanders went on the offensive Friday against his closest rival in the race, former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg. In an address to the Politics & Eggs breakfast—a New Hampshire tradition for visiting presidential candidates—Sanders criticized Buttigieg…

A Post-9/11 Veteran as President? Pete Buttigieg Makes His Case

November 16, 2019
On the Democratic debate stage Tuesday night, Mr. Buttigieg didn’t brag about his military service, but he did outflank his rivals.Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., at a campaign rally in Des Moines.Credit...Hilary Swift for The New York TimesThe last time a Democratic presidential nominee was trying to unseat a Republican incumbent, he arrived…

As Pete Buttigieg Courts Black Voters, His Sexuality Is a Hurdle for Some

November 11, 2019
A Buttigieg campaign memo that surfaced last week suggested “being gay was a barrier” to support from some black voters in South Carolina. Pete Buttigieg spoke on Saturday to South Carolina voters at a homecoming tailgate event at Allen University, a historically black campus in Columbia.Credit...Bryan Cereijo for The New York TimesROCK HILL, S.C. —…