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The gospel according to Pete

Politics | Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks often of his religion—but he tailors it to fit his politics, and it focuses on works over faith
by Jamie Dean
Posted 1/16/20, 07:54 am

On the Saturday before New Year’s Day, Notre Dame trounced Iowa State in the annual Camping World Bowl in Orlando, Fla. The contest wasn’t close: The Fighting Irish pummeled the Cyclones 33-9.

The next week, Pete Buttigieg finished an eight-year run as mayor of South Bend, Ind., the midsize city adjacent to Notre Dame’s campus. And he turned his full attention to fighting a contest of his own in Iowa.

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Debate showcases top seven Democratic candidates

by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/20/19, 01:09 pm

Presidential hopefuls in the sixth Democratic debate on Thursday night wrangled over education, electability, the environment, experience, and healthcare. But they unanimously agreed that the U.S. House of Representatives did the right thing in impeaching President Donald Trump this week. Former Vice President Joe Biden; South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg; tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang; billionaire Tom Steyer; and Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota participated in the event hosted by PBS and Politico in Los Angeles.

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Trump campaign bans Bloomberg News

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/04/19, 09:59 am

President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee will no longer issue press credentials to Bloomberg News reporters. Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, the owner of the news service, announced his candidacy for president last week. Shortly afterward, the company said it would not dig up stories on him or his Democratic rivals but it would continue to do investigative reporting on the Trump administration as the sitting government.

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