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Pete Buttigieg Went From ‘Adorable’ to ‘Plausible’ in Six Weeks

Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s campaign is on fire!

According to the Huffington Post, a lot has changed for Pete Buttigieg, in the few weeks since he’s hit the campaign trail for president. The Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana told CNN on Tuesday that he’s seen his 2020 efforts go from being viewed as “adorable” to “plausible” in less than two months.

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Buttigieg, who would be the youngest and first openly gay president if elected, has skyrocketed onto the national stage over the last few weeks. He’s embraced a progressive platform that includes economic and criminal justice reform as well as a focus on combatting climate change.

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