As someone who is politically independent, I support a variety of candidates, sometimes opposing ones if I like their positions and how their message influences public discourse. There are Republicans and Democratic Party politicians helping make their parties better, doing good work, promoting civility, and helping bring attention and solutions to important issues. Over the… Continue reading I spent a year helping elect Joe Biden, and I didn’t know it.
[UPDATE: as of 7 Feb 2020, the observations, concerns, and criticisms outlined in this article were addressed, at least in part, by each candidate. Videos from both candidates are below. The points raised in this article have now been very articulately presented on National Public Radio (source) by University of Northern Iowa political science professor… Continue reading Yes, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg Could Still Lose the Iowa Caucus. Here’s how.
Politics Military veteran Peter Buttigieg is the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana and has announced that he is running for President in 2020. He is known for being a rare Democrat elected with over 80% voter support in conservative Republican state. For more political news on a variety of people and issues, visit ResourcesForLife.com/Politics Quick Links… Continue reading Pete Buttigieg – Reference Page
As huge crowds of supporters gathered to hear speeches from their favorite candidates on Caucus night in Iowa, the candidates were unable to tell their supporters the one thing everyone wanted to know: Who won. Based on totals received from their precinct captains and other campaign workers, Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, and Bernie… Continue reading Here’s how the top Iowa Caucus contenders were able to claim ‘victory’ for their campaigns
(CNN, 1 Nov 2019) “Former Obama White House communications director Jen Psaki explains the characteristics that are drawing Democratic voters to 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.”
(Washington Post, 30 Dec 2019) “Pete Buttigieg was just 29 when he was elected to lead South Bend, Ind. It was a city grappling with a changing economy and a shrinking population. But under Buttigieg’s leadership, new buildings went up, parks were renovated and downtown South Bend was revitalized. Known for being a Rhodes scholar… Continue reading Video: “The political journey of Pete Buttigieg” (Washington Post, 30 Oct 2019)
Pete Buttigieg describes the American Dream in 50 seconds, and explains what factors are making it increasingly hard for people to achieve that dream. Video recorded on 4 Mar 2019 by the ICPL. This excerpt is used for non-commercial educational purposes according to fair use copyright practices.