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Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future

Key insights from Pete Buttigieg's

Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future


Key insights from Pete Buttigieg's

Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future

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The story of Pete Buttigieg’s burgeoning political career.

Through the story of his personal and political life, Pete Buttigieg shows us how true progress comes from assessing the present and looking to the future, not harkening back to a bigoted past. In this Snapshot, you’ll learn about Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s upbringing, career path, and political journey. You’ll also learn about his innovative strategies for revitalizing the struggling city of South Bend and how his approach can help the entire nation.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Are interested in the life of 2020 US presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg
  • Want to learn how one mayor helped revitalize a dying city
  • Are curious about Buttigieg’s political development and policies
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Introduction

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is one of the freshest, most talked-about candidates in the 2020 presidential election field. Over the course of his two terms as mayor, South Bend has experienced an unforeseen economic rebound.

Perhaps even more surprising, this historically conservative town has also embraced an openly gay mayor by electing Buttigieg. His unexpected victories reveal a new and much-needed approach for making America truly great.

Welcome to the Rust Belt

When Buttigieg assumed the mayoral office on January 1, 2012, the problems in South Bend were bigger...