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As head of the Environmental Protection Agency, McCarthy signed the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan

Who’s who on Joe Biden’s sprawling climate team

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 07:00 PM IST
President Joe Biden has already assembled an unprecedented team of White House climate advisers and installed climate experts in roles that haven’t typically been thought to require environmental expertise, a sign that environmental policy will be central to his administration’s agenda.
Former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be transportation secretary, speaks as Biden looks on during a news conference at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool via AP)
Former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be transportation secretary, speaks as Biden looks on during a news conference at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool via AP)

Transportation nominee Pete Buttigieg calls for improvement in US infrastructure

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 05:19 PM IST
Biden put Buttigieg - a rival for the Democratic presidential nomination last year - in charge of the department that oversees aviation, highways, vehicles, pipelines and transit.
Former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be transportation secretary, speaks as Biden looks on during a news conference at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool via AP)
Former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be transportation secretary, speaks as Biden looks on during a news conference at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool via AP)

‘New voice’: Joe Biden hails transportation nominee Pete Buttigieg

Wilmington | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 12:36 PM IST
Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, would be the first openly gay person confirmed by the Senate to a Cabinet position.
Beyond just lobbing a big pot of money at the problem, bringing down infrastructure costs and transitioning to electric vehicles will require smarts and a hard-headed, problem-solving approach.(REUTERS)
Beyond just lobbing a big pot of money at the problem, bringing down infrastructure costs and transitioning to electric vehicles will require smarts and a hard-headed, problem-solving approach.(REUTERS)

Buttigieg may finally give the US its infrastructure day

By Bloomberg | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 08:49 PM IST
By focusing on identifying and remedying sources of excess cost in our infrastructure system, and by helping speed the transition to electric vehicles, he can have a major impact even in an era of political deadlock.
A file photo of Pete Buttigieg endorsing Joe Biden at Chicken Scratch in Dallas, Texas on March 2,(REUTERS)
A file photo of Pete Buttigieg endorsing Joe Biden at Chicken Scratch in Dallas, Texas on March 2,(REUTERS)

Biden names Buttigieg to cabinet in a first for an openly gay person

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Buttigieg’s selection is in line with Biden’s promise to name a cabinet that reflects the diversity of the country.
Democratic US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses supporters at his Super Tuesday night rally in Los Angeles, California, March 3, 2020.(REUTERS)
Democratic US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses supporters at his Super Tuesday night rally in Los Angeles, California, March 3, 2020.(REUTERS)

Trump hails rival Joe Biden’s ‘incredible comeback’ after Super Tuesday polls

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 07:24 AM IST
Joe Biden is running as a moderate, in contrast to his leftist rival Bernie Sanders, but Trump insisted that some of the former vice president’s “handlers are further left than Bernie
US Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden(REUTERS)
US Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden(REUTERS)

Joe Biden wins four early states in solid super Tuesday start

Bloomberg | By Joe Sobczyk and Justin Sink
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 07:47 AM IST
Television networks declared Biden the winner in the three southern states shortly after polls closed, an indication that his victories there were decisive and could net him a large portion of the total available delegates.
Pete Buttigieg’s withdrawal is being seen as part of a larger attempt to consolidate the Democratic party’s moderates to stop Senator Bernie Sanders(REUTERS)
Pete Buttigieg’s withdrawal is being seen as part of a larger attempt to consolidate the Democratic party’s moderates to stop Senator Bernie Sanders(REUTERS)

Pete Buttigieg Drops Out of the US Democratic presidential race

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2020 02:01 PM IST
Pete Buttigieg, the two-term mayor of Indiana’s South Bend city, became the second Democrat running for the party’s presidential nomination to drop out of the race after a blow-out performance from former Vice-President Joe Biden in the South Carolina on Saturday with an emphatic win that’s overhauling the race.
Pete Buttigieg, a military veteran and former mayor of South Bend, Indiana ended his campaign on Sunday to be the Democratic nominee.(REUTERS)
Pete Buttigieg, a military veteran and former mayor of South Bend, Indiana ended his campaign on Sunday to be the Democratic nominee.(REUTERS)

Pete Buttigieg quits campaign, fellow Democrat Joe Biden back in US presidential race

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 10:02 AM IST
The 38-year-old Buttigieg’s surprise decision was set to shake up the race this coming week when 14 states vote on “Super Tuesday.”
The results of the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary have consolidated Bernie Sanders as the front-runner for the left-wing of the party(REUTERS)
The results of the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary have consolidated Bernie Sanders as the front-runner for the left-wing of the party(REUTERS)

The Democratic quest to find a challenger to Trump | HT editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2020 07:06 PM IST
The Left is behind Sanders, while Buttigieg is the centrist favourite
Pete Buttigieg in a speech on Tuesday made a rare, though implicit, reference to his sexuality(Pete Buttigieg/Twitter)
Pete Buttigieg in a speech on Tuesday made a rare, though implicit, reference to his sexuality(Pete Buttigieg/Twitter)

Woman wanted vote changed after learning this US presidential hopeful is gay

Des Moines (United States) | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 09:03 AM IST
The exchange was caught on a video that quickly went viral online on Tuesday as Buttigieg took a shock lead in the caucuses, according to partial delayed results.
Democratic presidential candidates largely praised Twitter’s decision Wednesday to ban all political advertising,(REUTERS)
Democratic presidential candidates largely praised Twitter’s decision Wednesday to ban all political advertising,(REUTERS)

‘A bold step’: Democrats laud Twitter for political ad ban

Washington | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2019 04:16 PM IST
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock suggested Facebook should follow Twitter’s lead, tweeting simply: “Good. Your turn, Facebook.”
Iowa, US, casts first votes.(Reuters Photo)
Iowa, US, casts first votes.(Reuters Photo)

Is America ready for gay president? Iowa casts first votes

Des Moines, Iowa | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 08:15 AM IST
The first answer will come in Iowa, a state where the 37-year-old South Bend, Indiana, mayor has campaigned frequently and spent heavily. So far, Democratic voters here seem to say that Buttigieg’s sexual orientation is immaterial.
Senator Kamala Harris(AFP file photo)
Senator Kamala Harris(AFP file photo)

Harris benefits from Biden take-down, but trails by a lot in campaign collections

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 11:25 PM IST
Harris raised $12 million in the second quarter, however, which put her in a distant fourth position, behind Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who led the field with two-times more than her at $24.8 million, and Biden and Sanders, who collected $21.5 million and $18 respectively.
Kamala Harris had entered the race as a frontrunner posting the highest first 24-hour collection of donations of the race till then. But, was soon overtaken by Bernie Sanders, and occasionally by others such as former Congressman Beto O’Rourke and Mayor Pete Buttigieg.(AFP PHOTO.)
Kamala Harris had entered the race as a frontrunner posting the highest first 24-hour collection of donations of the race till then. But, was soon overtaken by Bernie Sanders, and occasionally by others such as former Congressman Beto O’Rourke and Mayor Pete Buttigieg.(AFP PHOTO.)

After her take-down of Biden, Indian-American Kamala Harris leaps to No 2 slot

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 08:08 PM IST
The first-time senator from California, whose father is black and mother Indian, had confronted Biden on his history of opposition to busing as a racial desegregation tool in the 1970s and 80s and his recent remarks portraying himself as a unifier who could even work with leading segregationists of the time.
This will be Joe Biden’s third shot at the US presidency, failing to clear the primaries in both the earlier attempts.(AP PHOTO)
This will be Joe Biden’s third shot at the US presidency, failing to clear the primaries in both the earlier attempts.(AP PHOTO)

Former Vice President Biden likely to announce presidential run next week

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 10:30 PM IST
Biden is the current frontrunner among Democrats, leading the 18 hopefuls already in the poll in nearly every poll, and by a wide margin.
Democrat Pete Buttigieg, who is the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and is also openly gay, has announced that he was running for President in 2020 and proclaimed his hometowns revival was the answer to sceptics who ask how he has the “audacity” to see himself in the White House.(Reuters)
Democrat Pete Buttigieg, who is the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and is also openly gay, has announced that he was running for President in 2020 and proclaimed his hometowns revival was the answer to sceptics who ask how he has the “audacity” to see himself in the White House.(Reuters)

Democrat Buttigieg launches 2020 presidential bid

Washington | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 03:06 PM IST
If elected, Buttigieg, a 37-year-old Rhodes scholar and veteran of the war in Afghanistan, would represent a series of historic firsts: the youngest President ever and the first who is openly gay, reports The New York Times.
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