pete buttigieg

Buttigieg puts greenhouse gas reduction at center of Biden transportation policy

BY: - January 27, 2021

Former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg offered an unapologetic defense of President Joe Biden’s vision for improved transportation and greenhouse gas reductions during a Senate hearing to consider Buttigieg’s nomination for U.S. transportation secretary on Thursday. “We need to build our economy back, better than ever, and the Department of Transportation can play a central […]

Buttigieg to inherit a crumbling network of roads, subways and rails at DOT

BY: - December 28, 2020

Pete Buttigieg as the incoming pick for U.S. transportation secretary would take office at a time when both state and local officials are deeply frustrated that not enough is being done to maintain and improve the country’s transportation networks. But nobody seems to be able to solve the problem. For example, two presidents have vowed […]

Biden to nominate Buttigieg for transportation secretary

BY: - December 17, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden said Wednesday he will nominate former presidential primary rival Pete Buttigieg to serve in his Cabinet as secretary of transportation. “What I admire about Pete, is he’s always clear about who he is, what he believes and how he wants to bring people in, not exclude them,” Biden said at an appearance […]

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Where do the Democratic candidates stand on health care coverage?

BY: - January 15, 2020

As Democratic presidential hopefuls gathered in Iowa for the seventh debate Tuesday, health care remains the most important topic of debate for many Americans. The candidates talk about their proposals for health care reform using terms like universal coverage, public option, “Medicare for All,” and single-payer. What do these terms mean, and where do Democratic […]

12 Dems certified for Ohio primary ballot, Trump to be unopposed

BY: - January 7, 2020

Yang a write-in candidate; Delaney, Weld left off ballot President Donald Trump will face no challenge on the Ohio primary ballot in March, while a dozen Democrats will duke it out to earn some of the state’s delegates. The Ohio Secretary of State’s Office announced the list of candidates that will appear on the March […]

14 Dems file for Ohio’s presidential primary ballot; Weld challenging Trump

BY: - December 18, 2019

The longest shot for president cut it the closest here in Ohio. The Secretary of State’s Office confirmed John Delaney’s campaign filing for Ohio’s primary Election right before the 4 p.m. deadline Wednesday.  Delaney, who has been running for president since July 2017 and is polling at 0.3 percent nationally, beat the deadline by just […]

4 Dems have filed for Ohio’s presidential primary

BY: - December 10, 2019

With the deadline only a week away, just four Democratic presidential candidates have filed for Ohio’s 2020 primary election. Those four are U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, billionaire activist Tom Steyer, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg. They are the only ones — out of 15 major […]