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10 Democrats looking to challenge Trump in 2020

10 Democrats looking to challenge Trump in 2020

Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg, openly gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana who announced an exploratory committee for possibly running for president in the 2020 election. | Facebook/Pete Buttigieg

Popular South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a 37-year-old openly gay veteran, launched an exploratory committee in January.

In an email announcing the exploratory committee, Buttigieg explained that he was seeking to lead a campaign that fought for “intergenerational justice.”

“My generation is the generation that experienced school shootings beginning when I was in high school, the generation that fought in the post 9/11 wars, the first generation to have to deal with the reality of climate change, and the first generation not to be better off than our parents materially – if nothing changes,” stated Buttigieg, as reported by

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