Senate Confirms Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg As U.S. Transportation SecretaryButtigieg's confirmation elevates the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to a top post in the federal government, and makes him the first openly LBGTQ Cabinet secretary.
Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg Urges Big Funds For Transportation“We need to build our economy back, better than ever, and the Department of Transportation can play a central role in this."
Biden Picks Former South Bend Mayor Buttigieg As Transportation ChiefButtigieg is the former mayor of Indiana’s fourth largest city, serving from 2012 to 2010. He also served a seven-month deployment as an intelligence officer in Afghanistan.
Pete Buttigieg: Americans Will See 'Definition Of A Good Economy' If Joe Biden Wins 2020 ElectionWhoever wins the presidency will face dual challenges of reining in the pandemic and rebuilding the economy.
Pete Buttigieg Warns U.S. Facing 'Crisis' In New Book, 'Trust': Confidence In Country At 'Emergency Levels'"The former presidential candidate discusses the 2020 Presidential Election, what a Joe Biden administration would look like and his new Simon & Schuster audiobook "Trust."
Ex-South Bend Mayor, Former Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Has New Book Set For October"Now is a time to consider the foundational role trust plays in our democracy, and what it will take to build the trust we’ll need to recover and to advance as a country."
Frustration Persists As Results Finally Come In After Messy Iowa CaucusesIt took 21 hours, but some results finally came in Tuesday afternoon from the Iowa caucuses.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Presses Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg To Break NDA With Elite Consulting Firm"I've pushed as much information as I can, without breaking the promise that I made in writing," Buttigieg told Lightfoot.
Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Returning Donations From Former Chicago Corporation Counsel Who Sought To Block Release Of Laquan McDonald VideoSteve Patton, who led Chicago's law department under former Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is listed as a sponsor of the Friday event, according to an invitation obtained by The Associated Press.
Buttigieg Ramps Up Outreach To Democratic SuperdelegatesThe outreach suggests Buttigieg's campaign is looking beyond the early primary states to the possibility of a convention fight for the nomination.
Jet-Setter: Buttigieg Leads 2020 Dems In Private FlightsThe expenditures have enabled the South Bend, Indiana, mayor to keep up an aggressive schedule, shuttling from his campaign headquarters in his hometown to fundraisers and political events across the country. But his reliance on charter flights contrasts sharply with his image as a Rust Belt mayor who embodies frugality and Midwestern modesty.
Indiana City Headed By Buttigieg Weighs More Police CamerasIt's unclear if the proposal was spurred by a white police officer's recent fatal shooting of a black man.
Buttigieg: Plan To Expand National Service Will Unify USButtigieg's campaign hasn't provided a cost for that part or said how it intends to pay for the plan.
Family Of Black Indiana Man Killed By Officer Files LawsuitEric Logan's relatives filed the lawsuit Wednesday in federal court. It accuses Sgt. Ryan O'Neill of using excessive deadly force when he shot Logan on June 16.
Special Prosecutor Requested In South Bend Police ShootingSt. Joseph County Prosecutor Kenneth Cotter filed a petition Monday asking a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the June 16 shooting of 54-year-old Eric Logan by South Bend police Sgt. Ryan O'Neill.