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‘Everyone's going to come for Pete': Buttigieg faces debate spotlight

8 monthes ago   |   By Politico

ATLANTA - Pete Buttigieg will take the stage at Wednesday's debate as a serious threat to the top Democratic presidential candidates for the first time. And that makes the debate a serious threat for him. The South Bend, Ind., mayor, is riding his best poll numbers yet in Iowa and New Hampshire - running in a tight pack with Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in many polls and even pulling into 10-point leads in recent surveys from The Des Moines Register and St. Anselm College. But that surge in the early states comes with the glare of additional scrutiny, including on his...
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Democratic debate: Rising Buttigieg could face attacks

Democratic debate: Rising Buttigieg could face attacks

8 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

ATLANTA - Pete Buttigieg's dramatic rise from little-known Indiana mayor to a leading Democratic presidential candidate faces its toughest test on Wednesday, with rivals poised to lob debate-stage attacks in an effort to stall his momentum.
The debate in Atlanta marks the first time Buttigieg will face other White House hopefuls as an undisputed member of the top tier.
The 37-year old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, gained significant ground in recent months in Iowa, which holds the nation's first caucuses in February. He is bunched at the top of most polls in Iowa with candidates who have...
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