Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg

On the issues

• Warning against abolishing private insurance, Buttigieg is in favor of establishing a public option any American can join without spending as much taxpayer money as the Medicare for All health care plans.

• Buttigieg has set ambitious goals to reduce teaching shortages in rural areas by 50 percent, raise the share of adults with a bachelor’s degree in rural areas by 25 percent and increase funding for things like telemedicine to mitigate health care shortages in less densely populated areas.


VIDEO interview

    Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about his policies on health care, including "Medicare for all who want it," racism in America, climate change, foreign policy and the experience he would bring to the White House in an interview with The Keene Sentinel's editorial board on Jan. 2, 2020.

    Editorial board interview with Pete Buttigieg

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    PETERBOROUGH — Long beyond the humbler days of his exploratory committee testing the waters at the Orchard School in Alstead, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg had the Peterborough Town House packed more than half an hour before his Wednesday night rally.

    Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is set to open a Keene field office this week on the heels of snagging an endorsement from a local state representative and rolling out a new climate change plan.

    HANCOCK — Standing before a sea of “Mayor Pete” signs and “Boot Edge Edge” shirts — a reminder of how his name is pronounced — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg sported his characteristic white button-down with rolled sleeves and jeans here Saturday morning.

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