October 21, 2019: Buttigieg released a new ad in Iowa’s Quad Cities market focused on the Rust Belt. Buttigieg also campaigned in Nevada.
October 20, 2019: Buttigieg held his first Pennsylvania campaign appearance at Reading Terminal Market. One thousand people attended the event.
October 18, 2019: Buttigieg will speak at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics.
October 16, 2019: Buttigieg raised more than $1 million in the 24 hours after the debate and passed 600,000 individual donors.
October 16, 2019: Buttigieg spoke at Iowa State University’s campus in Ames.
October 15, 2019: Buttigieg released a digital ad in Iowa critical of Medicare for All. It featured political analysts discussing the healthcare proposals of Sanders and Warren.
October 10, 2019: Buttigieg unveiled a policy related to LGBT issues ahead of a CNN town hall. The platform calls for Senate passage of H.R. 5, called the Equality Act, as well as granting veterans’ benefits to former service members discharged on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation.
October 9, 2019: In an interview with Pride Source, Buttigieg discussed his campaign, who he looks up to in the LGBTQ community, and where he and other candidates stand on LGBTQ issues.
October 8, 2019: Buttigieg released a digital ad titled "Light the Way” in Iowa, New Hampshire, and Nevada. The ad features video from a Buttigieg rally in Nevada where attendees used cellphones to light the stage amid a power outage.
October 7, 2019: Buttigieg called for an end to the war in Afghanistan, on the 18th anniversary of the beginning of the war.
October 7, 2019: Buttigieg released his prescription drug plan in a Boston Globe opinion piece.
October 3, 2019: Buttigieg opened a campaign office in South Bend, Indiana.
October 1, 2019: Buttigieg announced he had raised $19.1 million in the third quarter of 2019, down from $24.8 million in the second quarter.
September 28-29, 2019: Buttigieg campaigned in Nevada and Sacramento.
September 26, 2019: AP reported that Buttigieg would expand his presence in Nevada with 10 open offices by mid-October, more than any other candidate. He hired Travis Brock as the campaign’s national director for caucuses and Juan Carlos Perez as national Latino engagement director.
September 25, 2019: Buttigieg started airing a television ad in Iowa focused on his “Medicare for All Who Want It” proposal.
September 24, 2019: Buttigieg ended his four-day bus tour of Iowa, which included inviting reporters to travel on his campaign bus the entire time. Buttigieg also began airing his second statewide ad in Iowa.
September 20, 2019: Angela M. Angel joined Buttigieg’s campaign as black outreach director.
September 19, 2019: Buttigieg wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post presenting his proposal for “Medicare for All Who Want It.”
September 17, 2019:Buttigieg presented his disaster relief platform while campaigning in a South Carolina community affected by Hurricane Florence. His plan included public-private partnerships for disaster response and increasing the number of qualified disaster workers.
September 16-17, 2019: Buttigieg campaigned in South Carolina.
September 12, 2019: Buttigieg participated in the third Democratic primary debate in Houston. ABC News and Univision broadcast the debate and Linsey Davis, David Muir, Jorge Ramos, and George Stephanopoulos moderated. The candidates discussed Medicare for All, criminal justice, international trade agreements, gun violence, military strategy in Afghanistan, education, and climate change. To read debate highlights for Buttigieg, .
September 11, 2019: The American Association of People with Disabilities released a questionnaire answered by Buttigieg on his disability policies.
September 10, 2019: Buttigieg spoke at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s presidential forum.
September 9, 2019: Buttigieg and seven other candidates participated in a political ad on gun violence produced by an advocacy organization founded by former Rep.Gabrielle Giffords, Giffords' Courage to Fight Gun Violence. The ad was part of a six-figure digital buy. Also that day, the Buttigieg campaign announced that it had hired Jarvis Houston as state director for South Carolina, where the campaign had placed 33 staffers.
September 7, 2019: Buttigieg spoke at the Democratic Party of New Hampshire's annual convention along with 18 other candidates.
September 6, 2019: Buttigieg attended a fundraiser in Greenwich, Connecticut.
September 5, 2019: Buttigieg spoke about Afghanistan, his Episcopalian faith, and climate change on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert night. Buttigieg also made his first television ad buy of the campaign, spending $87,000 in Iowa markets.
September 4, 2019: Buttigieg proposed three pillars in his $1.1 trillion climate change proposal morning: building a clean economy, investing in disaster relief and prevention, and promoting America’s international role in combating climate change.
September 2, 2019: Buttigieg's campaign manager Mike Schmuhl said, "Labor Day for us is really going to be a turning point. … It’s when we’ll flip the switch." Schmuhl said the campaign would have 100 staffers in Iowa by the end of September.
August 29, 2019: Buttigieg senior adviser Lis Smith described the three phases of Buttigieg’s campaign in an interview with BuzzFeed News. The third and current phase, according to Smith, is building up campaign organization in the early primary states.
August 27, 2019: Buttigieg spoke in front of the Uber headquarters in San Francisco about protections for gig workers and attended a fundraiser in Los Angeles.
August 26, 2019: Buttigieg spoke at the Mexican Heritage Plaza in San Jose, California.
August 25, 2019: Buttigieg discussed electability and national security issues in an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press.
August 23-25, 2019: Buttigieg spent three days in New Hampshire with stops in Merrimack and Nashua. He also unveiled a $300 billion plan to address mental health policy and the opioid crisis.
August 20, 2019: Buttigieg started airing two radio ads in rural Iowa focused on the economy, farming, and veterans.
August 20, 2019: Buttigieg held a fundraising event in Chicago, Illinois.
August 17-18, 2019: Buttigieg campaigned in South Carolina.
August 13, 2019: Buttigieg addressed union members at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades annual convention in Las Vegas.
August 12-13, 2019: Buttigieg hired Brandon Neal, a former Democratic National Committee political director, as a senior adviser. Buttigieg also released a rural economy plan focused on entrepreneurship, technology, and education, ahead of his seventh visit to Iowa as a presidential candidate.
August 10, 2019: Buttigieg attended the forum on gun violence in Iowa before campaigning in Austin, Texas.
August 9, 2019: Buttigieg unveiled his plan for improving healthcare through a “Medicare for All Who Want It” system. His plan would also expand loan forgiveness programs for healthcare professionals and the Conrad 30 waiver program, which waives a reentry requirement for some foreign doctors committing to work in underserved or rural areas.
August 8, 2019: Weld, along with Booker, Buttigieg, and Sanders, participated in a presidential candidate’s forum at the National Association of Black Journalists Convention in Miami.
August 7, 2019: Buttigieg campaigned in Orlando, Florida, attending a private event with members of the Puerto Rican community and a grassroots rally.
August 7, 2019: Buttigieg hired Mick Baccio as his in-house chief information security officer, which Politico called a first for a major 2020 presidential candidate. He also expanded his campaign in New Hampshire, bringing the total number of staffers to 40.
August 6, 2019: Buttigieg unveiled a $1 billion plan to combat domestic terrorism and radicalization, which would expand the FBI’s domestic counterterrorism field staff, target online hate speech with software tools, and include new gun legislation on background checks and magazines with more than 10 rounds of ammunition, among other policy proposals.
August 5, 2019: The Buttigieg campaign courted superdelegates, holding a conference call with some to ask for their support and discuss policy.
August 3, 2019: The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees held a public service forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. Buttigieg participated. Also on August 3-4, the 2020 Democratic candidatesrespondedtothe mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, in formal statements, interviews, and tweets. Candidates focused on Trump’s rhetoric on immigrants, congressional inaction, and gun violence policies.
August 2, 2019: Buttigieg's New Hampshire state director, Michael Ceraso, departed from the campaign.
August 1, 2019: Buttigieg held a press conference to discuss efforts to create more diversity in the South Bend Police Department.
July 30, 2019: The first night of the second Democratic presidential primary debate was broadcast from Detroit, Michigan, on CNN. Buttigieg participated. He called for debt-free college for low and middle-income students and expanding the public service loan forgiveness program and opposed student loan debt cancellation proposals. Buttigieg also said he would withdraw troops from Afghanistan and require any authorization for the use of military force to have a three-year sunset provision. He said age did not matter in the race as much as vision did.
July 28, 2019: Buttigieg campaigned in Michigan, speaking in Detroit about racial justice, climate change, and education.
July 27, 2019: Buttigieg spoke at a forum hosted by the New Leaders Council Convention in Des Moines, Iowa.
July 26, 2019: Buttigieg released a workers policy plan that would allow all workers, including gig economy workers, to form a union; seek to establish gender pay equity; and set the minimum wage at $15.
July 24, 2019: Buttigieg, nine other Democratic candidates, and Republican candidate Bill Weld spoke at the NAACP’s 2020 Presidential Candidates Forum in Detroit, Michigan. Buttigieg discussed his military service in the final episode of the Reclaiming Patriotism podcast. He also attended at least two fundraisers in the Bay Area in California.
July 23, 2019: Buttigieg participated in a 2020 forum series hosted by women’s coworking space company The Riveter in Seattle, Washington.
July 22, 2019: Buttigieg proposed raising the maximum annual earnings subject to the Social Security payroll tax from $132,900 to $250,000 to keep the program solvent.
July 20, 2019:The Des Moines Register and AARP hosted a series of five forums in Iowa. Buttigieg participated in an event in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
July 18, 2019: Buttigieg spoke at the Young Democrats of America convention in Indiana. Biden, Buttigieg, and Harris received more contributions from Hillary Clinton’s and Barack Obama’s top bundlers than any other Democratic candidates, according to a Politico analysis.
July 14, 2019: ABC’s Nightline profiled Buttigieg, including his handling of a police-involved fatal shooting in South Bend, Indiana. Also, CNN reported that Buttigieg had more than 250 staff members and planned to expand his operations in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, South Carolina, and California.
July 12-15, 2019: Buttigieg campaigned in New HampshireandIowa.
July 11, 2019: Buttigieg officially unveiled the "Douglass Plan", his platform focused on economic opportunity for black Americans. The plan calls for investing $25 billion in HBCUs and minority-serving institutions, revitalizing abandoned properties, and increasing access to credit. He also advocated redrawing the boundaries of Washington, D.C., to create a new state called New Columbia. Also that day, Buttigieg discussed systemic racism, tech regulation, and the state of the Democratic Party in an interview on Recode Decode with Kara Swisher.
July 10, 2019: In an interview on NPR’s Morning Edition, Buttigieg discussed his black voter outreach efforts and “Douglass Plan,” which he says will address systemic racial inequality.
July 8, 2019: LGBTQ Victory Fund made its first presidential endorsement in the organization’s history, announcing its support for Buttigieg. Buttigieg returned to South Bend, Indiana, to address the city’s Common Council following a police-involved shooting last month. He said he would ask the Board of Public Safety for a community-oriented review of policing, including the use of deadly force, body cameras, and suspect pursuit policies.
July 7, 2019: Buttigieg spoke at the Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he announced a minority-focused small business plan that would allow indviduals who qualify for Pell Grants to defer their student loan payments and potentially forgive their loans if they start a business. His plan would also establish a $10 billion fund for minority-owned businesses.
July 3, 2019: Buttigieg released a national service plan that would increase the number of available service positions and establish a chief service officer serving on the Domestic Policy Council and the National Security Council.
July 2, 2019: Buttigieg spoke at the Rainbow PUSH Convention in Chicago. Other participating candidates included Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, and Bill de Blasio. Also that day, Axios reported that Story Syndicate was filming a documentary following Buttigieg's presidential campaign.
July 1, 2019: Buttigieg said he raised $24.8 million during the second quarter of 2019, tripling what he received in the first quarter.
June 29, 2019: Buttigieg walked with South Bend city and faith leaders in a peace march Saturday following an increase in gun violence and the fatal police shooting of Eric Logan.
June 27, 2019: At the first Democratic debate, Buttigieg said he had been unable to diversify South Bend's police force and that systemic racism in policing needed to be addressed. He also said there was a tension between Christian values and family separations at the border.
June 26, 2019: ABC News reported on Buttigieg's trips to Afghanistan and Iraq as a McKinsey consultant prior to his military deployment.
June 24, 2019:The Atlantic published an article exploring Buttigieg's response to an officer-involved shooting in South Bend, Indiana.
June 23, 2019: Buttigieg held a town hall in South Bend, Indiana, with police chief Scott Ruszkowski, where they responded to residents' questions related to an officer-involved shooting that occurred June 16.
June 22, 2019: Buttigieg and 21 other Democratic candidates spoke at the South Carolina Democratic Convention. This was a record-breaking number of presidential candidates speaking at the state party's convention, The Greenville News reported. Buttigieg and 19 other Democratic candidates also attended a forum hosted by Planned Parenthood.
June 21, 2019: Buttigieg resumed his campaign following an officer-involved shooting in South Bend, Indiana. He and Eric Swalwellspoke at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference.
June 20, 2019: The Buttigieg campaign announced it had hired 30 new staffers in Iowa.
June 19, 2019: Buttigieg appeared on local station WNDU to discuss an officer-involved shooting in South Bend, Indiana, that took place Sunday. Buttigieg canceled campaign events that week to remain in South Bend following the shooting.
June 17, 2019: Buttigieg canceled several fundraising events across California scheduled for the week. He announced that he was staying in South Bend, Indiana, following an officer-involved shooting on June 16.
June 16, 2019: Buttigieg appeared on Meet the Press, where he discussed U.S.-Iranian relations, Joe Biden's age, and foreign interference in elections.
June 15, 2019: Buttigieg and Beto O'Rourkejoined striking fast food restaurant workers in a Charleston, South Carolina, march organized by the group Fight for $15.
June 13, 2019: The State reported that Buttigieg, Cory Booker, Beto O'Rourke, and Elizabeth Warren would attend the June 15 Black Economic Alliance’s presidential forum in Charleston, South Carolina.
June 12, 2019: Buttigieg wrote an op-ed in The Charleston Chronicle detailing his Douglass Plan focused on economic opportunity for black Americans. The plan aims to increase access to credit and the number of small businesses in black communities. It would also seek to increase the rate of federal contracts for minority- and women-owned businesses from 5 percent to 25 percent.
June 11, 2019: Buttigieg delivered a national security and foreign policy address at Indiana University.
June 10, 2019: On June 10, CNBC reported that Nicole Avant, who helped bundle at least $800,000 for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, was backing Buttigieg's campaign.
June 9, 2019: Buttigieg and 18 other candidates delivered a five-minute speech at the Democrats Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
June 8, 2019: Buttigieg and nine other candidates attended Capital City Pride Festival events in Iowa.
June 6, 2019: Buttigieg and Cory Bookerspoke at the African-American Leadership Council Summit in Atlanta. Buttigieg and Beto O'Rourke were scheduled to meet with Stacey Abrams.
June 4, 2019: During a panel discussion in South Bend, Indiana, about access to capital, Buttigieg said the local use of community development financial institutions could be one example of reparations.
June 3, 2019: In an interview with NBC News, Buttigieg described his plan to depoliticize the Supreme Court by expanding the court to 15 members: five Democrats, five Republicans, and five others who are chosen by the 10 partisan justices. He also participated in an MSNBC town hall.
June 1, 2019: Speaking at the California Democratic Party Convention, Buttigieg said Trump would win again if Democrats played it safe in 2020. "He wins if we look like defenders of the system. He wins if we look like more of the same," Buttigieg said. "He wins if we look like Washington. And so the riskiest thing we could do is try too hard to play it safe."
May 31, 2019: The Democratic Party of Californiaannounced that Buttigieg would speak at its convention held May 31 to June 2.
May 30, 2019: Following special counsel Robert Mueller’s statement about his investigation into potential foreign intervention in the 2016 presidential campaign and obstruction of justice, Buttigieg said for the first time that impeachment proceedings should begin against Donald Trump.
May 29, 2019: In an interview on MSNBC’s Hardball, Buttigieg discussed Trump’s foreign policy and relationship with Kim Jong Un.
May 28, 2019: Buttigieg created a new bundler program with levels between $25,000 and $250,000 to encourage supporters to give half of their total fundraising commitment before the end of June, the end of the next FEC fundraising reporting period.
May 23, 2019: Buttigieg said he supported athletes who kneel during the National Anthem to protest police brutality. “I felt that I was watching Americans exercise a right that I had put my life on the line to defend,” he said.
May 23, 2019: Buttigieg discussed the state of the Republican Party and democracy in The New York Times podcast The Argument.
May 21, 2019: In a Newsweekinterview, Buttigieg discussed how his military service in Afghanistan has informed his presidential campaign
May 20, 2019: Buttigieg held a fundraiser at Wynwood Walls in Miami, Florida.
May 19, 2019: Buttigieg appeared on a Fox News town hall where he discussed tax policy, abortion, moving to a popular vote system, and Trump’s tweets.
May 16, 2019: Buttigieg released his first list of policy priorities, including creating "Medicare for All Who Want It” as a precursor to Medicare for All, implementing a Green New Deal, and establishing independent redistricting commissions to end gerrymandering.
May 15, 2019: Advertising strategist and Obama alum Larry Grisolano joined Buttigieg’s campaign. Buttigieg also hired other AKPD Message and Media staff members and pollster Katie Connolly of Benenson Strategy Group.
May 14, 2019: Buttigieg shut down his Hitting Home PAC, the group he initially launched in 2017 to support his unsuccessful effort to become chair of the Democratic National Committee.
May 13, 2019: Buttigieg discussed his presidential campaign on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
May 11, 2019: Buttigieg made his first appearance in Las Vegas, Nevada, as a presidential candidate, delivering the keynote speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual gala.
May 9, 2019: Katzenberg hosted a Los Angeles fundraiser for Buttigieg.
May 8, 2019: Buttigieg arrived in California, where he headlined more than 10 fundraisers in three days.
May 7, 2019: Buttigieg discussed the 2020 presidential race, his marriage, and his faith in an interview on The TODAY Show.
May 6, 2019: Buttigieg hired four new staffers in Iowa and three in New Hampshire. Brendan McPhillips, who ran Andrew Gillum’s gubernatorial campaign in Florida, will serve as Buttigieg’s Iowa state director. A 2016 Sanders campaign alum, Michael Ceraso, will run Buttigieg’s New Hampshire campaign.
May 5, 2019: Buttigieg attended and spoke at Jimmy Carter's Sunday School Class in Plains, Georgia.
May 2, 2019: Buttigieg appeared on the cover of TIME Magazine with a feature called “First Family: The Unlikely, Untested, and Unprecedented Campaign of Mayor Pete Buttigieg.”
May 1, 2019: The Buttigieg campaign released a second statement on Buttigieg’s vaccination stance after initially saying he supported medical and religious exemptions under certain circumstances. The campaign said: "Pete believes vaccines are safe and effective and are necessary to maintaining public health. … He is aware that in most states the law provides for some kinds of exemptions. He believes only medical exemptions should be allowed."
April 30, 2019: Buttigieg released his tax returns showing he and his husband earned $152,643 in 2018 and paid an effective tax rate of 13 percent.
April 29, 2019: Vogueprofiled Buttigieg with a focus on his campaigning style, personal history, and marriage. Buttigieg also met with Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss black voter outreach.
April 26, 2019: Buttigieg said his campaign will no longer accept contributions from federal lobbyists and that he is returning $30,250 in donations from federal lobbyists. His campaign will also not allow lobbyists to be bundlers, accept money from corporate PACs, or accept contributions from fossil fuel firms.
April 25, 2019: Variety reported that Buttigieg was planning fundraisers in the Bay Area, Boston, Dallas, Houston, San Diego, Chicago, and Washington.
April 24, 2019: Buttigieg received his first congressional endorsement from Virginia Rep. Don Beyer.
April 23, 2019: Fox Newsannounced that Buttigieg would participate in a town hall moderated by Chris Wallace on May 19 in Claremont, New Hampshire.
April 20, 2019: Buttigieg spoke at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, addressing student debt and veterans.
April 18, 2019: Buttigieg attended a fundraiser in New York City and appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers.
April 17, 2019: More than 20 top Democratic bundlers are supporting Buttigieg, including 2004 John Kerry campaign official Steve Elmendorf, who raised $100,000 for Hillary Clinton in 2016, and former U.S. ambassador to Italy John Phillips, who raised $500,000 for Barack Obama in 2012.
April 16, 2019: The Hill reported that Buttigieg was in discussions to participate in a televised Fox News town hall. Several other candidates had discussed a willingness to appear on the network.
April 14, 2019: Buttigieg formally launched his presidential campaign in South Bend, Indiana. If elected, Buttigieg—who is 37 years old now—would be the youngest president ever to take office. The current record-holder is Teddy Roosevelt, who was 42 years old when he first took office.
April 11, 2019: Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Steve Grossman, called a “funding powerhouse” by NBC News’ Jonathan Allen, endorsed Buttigieg.
April 9, 2019: BuzzFeedpublished a report on Buttigieg’s South Bend redevelopment program to bulldoze or repair 1,000 vacant and abandoned houses and the effect it had on black and Hispanic communities.
April 8, 2019: Victory Fund President Annise Parker said the group would endorse Buttigieg as soon as he announces he is moving from an exploratory committee to an official run. The group spent $2 million on LGBT candidates in 2018.
April 7, 2019: Buttigieg appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” before giving a speech at an LGBTQ Victory Fund event. He said his marriage strengthened his faith and questioned evangelical support for Donald Trump.
April 4, 2019: While speaking at the National Action Network’s annual conference, Buttigieg called for abolishing the death penalty and said he would support a bill to establish a study on reparations. He campaigned in New Hampshire from April 6-7.
April 2, 2019: Buttigieg was interviewed by Roman Catholic priest Edward Beck, where he discussed his personal faith, marriage, and Vice President Mike Pence.
April 1, 2019: Buttigieg was interviewed on The Ezra Klein Show, where he discussed his theory for political change and his experiences as mayor.
April 1, 2019: Buttigieg announced that his campaign has raised more than $7 million in the first quarter of 2019.
March 28, 2019: Susie Tompkins Buell, a Democratic donor who brought in $6 million for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, scheduled a fundraiser for Buttigieg. Buell had previously expressed support for Kamala Harris and was also scheduled to hold a fundraiser for her.
March 28, 2019: Buttigieg campaigned in San Francisco, California, where he said that he was running “not to be a candidate for the LGBTQ community alone, or for any one group,” but for all Americans.
March 26, 2019: Buttigieg appeared on the podcast The Breakfast Club, hosted by Charlamagne Tha God. Buttigieg discussed his black agenda and being an openly gay politician.
March 23, 2019: Buttigieg made an appearance in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He spoke at Clinton College.
March 20, 2019: Buttigieg was interviewed by Esquire, where he discussed socialism, the Green New Deal, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, and reparations.
March 13, 2019: Buttigieg tweeted that he was 85 percent of the way to the $65,000 threshold for participation in the first Democratic primary debate.
March 12, 2019: Buttigieg delivered his final State of the City address in South Bend, Indiana.
March 11, 2019: Buttigieg had his best fundraising day of the cycle, following his televised town hall on CNN. His campaign said he received $600,000 and more than 22,200 donations in 24 hours.
March 10, 2019: Buttigieg participated in a town hall televised by CNN, where he discussed the Supreme Court, military experience, and potential impeachment proceedings against Trump.
March 7, 2019: Buttigieg was interviewed on CNN by Christiane Amanpour and on former U.S. attorney Preet Bharara’s podcast. Buttigieg said the 2020 election could not solely focus on Trump. Otherwise, he said that "once again a lot of people, especially in the industrial regions where I live, will say that nobody is talking about me.”
March 4, 2019: CityLab published a profile of Buttigieg covering his focus on job automation and the future of work.
March 3, 2019: Buttigieg said his first legislative initiative would be what he called “democratic reform.” He pointed to reversing Citizens United, abolishing the Electoral College, and creating a "more depoliticized Supreme Court.”
February 27, 2019: Buttigieg made his first presidential campaign visit to California.
February 24, 2019: Buttigieg campaigned in Indianapolis, Indiana, as part of his 10-city book tour.
February 19: 2019: Buttigieg was interviewed on radio program 1A, where he discussed spending billions to address climate change.
February 15, 2019: Buttigieg appeared on PBS NewsHour where he discussed his youth in the race, climate change as a national emergency, and healthcare. Watch the interview here.
February 14, 2019: Buttigieg was interviewed by Gabriel Debenedetti for New York Magazine.
February 10, 2019: Buttigieg said he supported the Green New Deal resolution proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey, which includes a complete transition to renewable energy. Newsweek published a round-up of where all the Democratic candidates stand on the proposal.
February 10, 2019: Buttigieg was scheduled to appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Feb. 14. Buttigieg’s civic memoir, Shortest Way Home: One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future, was also released.
February 7, 2019: After traveling to Iowa over the weekend, Buttigieg was scheduled to make his first visit to New Hampshire on Feb. 16.
February 5, 2019: In an interview with The Washington Blade, discussed the possibility of him becoming the first openly gay presidential nominee of a major party and his position on LGBT issues.
February 4, 2019: Buttigieg was scheduled to visit Iowa on February 8th and 9th to attend meet and greets in Ames, Grinnell, and Ankeny.
February 3, 2019: Buttigieg said he did not think a single-payer healthcare system necessitated ending private insurance. “If the framework we're using is Medicare, a lot of people who have Medicare also have Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage, something like that," he said.
January 31, 2019: Buttigieg was interviewed by NPR about his platform on what he calls intergenerational justice. Learn more here.
January 31, 2019: In an appearance on The View, Buttigieg questioned whether a congressman or a mayor was better prepared to lead the country. Watch the full interview here.
January 28, 2019: Buttigieg, who heads the U.S. Conference of Mayors Automation Task Force, appeared in a NowThis News clip on the future of jobs. “A lot of Americans right now are worried about how we're going to compete with China. I'm more worried about how we're going to compete with robots,” he says in the clip.