2020 Presidential Race

Notre Dame To Host 2020 Presidential Debate

Oct 11, 2019

The University of Notre Dame has been selected to host the first presidential debate for the 2020 election. 

Notre Dame President, Rev. John Jenkins, made the announcement this morning after being elected to his fourth 5-year term by the school’s board of trustees.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s (D-South Bend) presidential campaign took him to Indianapolis Friday, to speak to the local chapter of the NAACP.

Pete Buttigieg Opens South Bend Campaign Office

Oct 4, 2019
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Mayor Pete Buttigieg opened his new presidential campaign office Thursday night in South Bend.

A large crowd gathered outside of the new ‘Pete For America’ campaign office to show their support. 

 

Buttigieg said there are several reasons he opened the office - like preparation for the Indiana primary in May.

 “It is very likely the nomination contest will still be pretty intense and undecided when the primary happens here in Indiana so it’s never too soon to be organizing right here.”

Some of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates laid out, briefly, their plans to help end systemic racism in speeches at the National Urban League conference Thursday.

Ten candidates are set to address the conference in Indianapolis this week.

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg issued a generational call to arms Thursday as he addressed the Young Democrats of America’s national convention.

South Bend Residents React to Buttigieg's Debate Performance

Jun 28, 2019

Thursday night, residents of South Bend gathered to watch their mayor on a national stage in the first Democratic presidential debate. The question on everyone’s mind: if and how Pete Buttigieg would address the police shooting of Eric Logan.

Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) made a campaign stop in Elkhart Wednesday. She used the RV Hall of Fame as the backdrop for pushing a jobs policy she released earlier in the week.

 

More than 4,500 supporters crammed into the freezing cold and leaking former Studebaker plant on Sunday to hear South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg officially declare that he’d seek the Democratic nomination for President.