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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2020 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg pauses as he speaks to supporters at a primary night election rally in Nashua, N.H. Buttigieg’s presidential candidacy, though ending far short of its goal, will likely go down in history books as a success: proof of the remarkable advances made by LGBT Americans in their quest for equality and acceptance.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Buttigieg, South Carolina mayor teaming up on COVID effort

Jul. 2, 2020 4:24 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has teamed up with the mayor of South Carolina's capital city to help municipalities stem the spread of the coronavirus. Columbia, South Carolina, Mayor Steve Benjamin said Thursday that he and Buttigieg have...

Buttigieg to teach, do research at Notre Dame in 2020-21

Jun. 28, 2020 9:54 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame has hired former South Bend mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg as a researcher and teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year. The university announced last week that as a faculty fellow in the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, Buttigieg...

Editorial Roundup:

Jun. 23, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

The (Fort Wayne) Journal Gazette. June 21, 2020. Complaints mask most effective virus preventive Is the “reopening” happening too fast? Trying to answer that question means confronting a sea of ever-changing information about COVID-19. Obsessing on its risks obscures a more important point. Even if...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden, takes the stage before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa. Biden has won the last few delegates he needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for president. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Anatomy of a political comeback: How Biden earned nomination

Jun. 6, 2020 1:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It seemed easy to write off Joe Biden. The former vice president came across as easily blindsided at debates. The crowds at his presidential campaign speeches were far from stadium size. Other Democratic candidates such as Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg each had...

FILE - In this March 15, 2020, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden, participates in a Democratic presidential primary debate with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., not seen, at CNN Studios in Washington. This may be the best of times politically for Biden, who won three massive endorsements over the last week, none bigger than former rival Bernie Sanders. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Biden campaign limits press access during virtual fundraiser

May. 21, 2020 9:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden's campaign wouldn't let reporters listen to a question-and-answer session during a virtual fundraiser with Wall Street donors on Thursday night, a break from its usual procedures and from the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's past pronouncements about promoting...

Pete Buttigieg urges yes vote on South Bend schools plan

May. 16, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is encouraging South Bend voters to raise property taxes for school improvements in the June 2 election. “Ever since returning from the campaign trail, I’ve been reflecting on just how proud I am of everything...

FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his wife Jill, speaks to members of the press at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Biden has no foreseeable plans to resume in-person campaigning amid a pandemic that is testing whether a national presidential election can be won by a candidate communicating almost entirely from home. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Basement-bound Biden campaign worries some Democrats

May. 13, 2020 12:26 AM EDT

Joe Biden has no foreseeable plans to resume in-person campaigning amid a pandemic that is testing whether a national presidential election can be won by a candidate communicating almost entirely from home. The virtual campaign Biden is waging from Wilmington, Delaware, is a stark contrast with President Donald...

FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his wife Jill, speaks to members of the press at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Biden has no foreseeable plans to resume in-person campaigning amid a pandemic that is testing whether a national presidential election can be won by a candidate communicating almost entirely from home. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Biden plans to stay home, testing limits of virtual campaign

May. 12, 2020 9:51 PM EDT

Joe Biden has no foreseeable plans to resume in-person campaigning amid a pandemic that is testing whether a national presidential election can be won by a candidate communicating almost entirely from home. The virtual campaign Biden is waging from Wilmington, Delaware, is a stark contrast with President Donald...

FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump talks to the media before boarding Air Force One for a trip to Phoenix to visit a Honeywell plant that manufactures protective equipment, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. The coronavirus pandemic is complicating what has been a May reelection campaign launch for recent presidents. Trump has told reporters recently he would travel soon to Ohio, a battleground state. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Pandemic creates electoral uncertainty for Trump, Democrats

May. 11, 2020 7:30 AM EDT

Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: ___ Days to general election: 176 ___ THE NARRATIVE President Donald Trump’s reelection is facing growing headwinds less than six months before Election Day. Coronavirus has breached the White House...