Who is Pete Buttigieg? A look at the progressive, openly gay U.S. presidential candidate

Who is Pete Buttigieg? A look at the progressive, openly gay U.S. presidential candidate

Pete Buttigieg, who was a little-known Indiana mayor just months ago, has become a household name in much of the United States in a short time.Buttig

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Pete Buttigieg, who was a little-known Indiana mayor just months ago, has become a household name in much of the United States in a short time.Buttigieg’s rise in popularity started in January when he unofficially began campaigning and teasing at his presidential bid.On Sunday, he made it official.“It is time to walk away from the politics of the past and toward something totally different,” he said at the launch event in Indiana.Here’s a look at who Buttigieg is, and why exactly he has caused such a stir in American politics.(For starters, he says his last name is pronounced “Boot-edge-edge.”)WATCH: Pete Buttigieg officially announces 2020 presidential run

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