How do you fix segregation in our neighborhoods?
How does your age and perspective set you apart and help you in this field of candidates?
Explain your belief that the Green New Deal is "more of a goal than a plan."
What's your 30 second pitch for your candidacy?
What does "intergenerational justice" mean?
How can young people play a role in politics?
What’s the rush in running for President?
What makes you the person to beat Trump?
Why a millennial for the nominee?
Could you talk about this idea of "intergenerational justice"?
As the youngest candidate, what sets you apart and what do you think has been unfair criticism of millennials?
Pete explains why his candidacy fits this moment in American history.
Does the country need generational change among Democratic leaders?
Do you think that Democrats in Congress are doing the right thing by investigating Trump and his finances?
What advantages and limitations does your age grant you to being the next President?
Why don’t you want a secure southern border?
What's your position on the bipartisan spending bill passed to re-open the government?
Pete gives his vision for American security in the 21st century.
How can we move the conversation in America to finding realistic solutions to climate change?
Giving what you're pushing, do you suggest we call for a Constitutional Convention?
What would your day 1 be as president?
Do you support the idea of "no fly, no buy" so that people on a terror watch list can't get weapons?
Will you try to infringe on our 2nd amendment rights?
Where do you stand on red flag laws?
How did you get into data analysis from humanities?
Has social media been a force for good or bad?
Who are you? Tell us about yourself.
Pete gives opening remarks at Politics & Eggs
Why are you running for President?
Chris Wallace gives a closer look at Pete's life and career at Fox News Town Hall.
What would you do in your first 100 days in office for women's health care or the ERA?
Would you commit to overturning the Hyde amendment so that reproductive rights are truly available for all?
If you become President, what policies will you put into place to protect every woman's right to have an abortion, regardless of zip code?
What are your plans to secure reproductive rights?
Which former President do you most admire and why?
Do you support getting rid of the filibuster?
Tell us a little bit about your parents.
Did family and upbringing shape why you come across as a "young old man"?
Pete talks about his time at Oxford
How did you know you were accepted by Chasten's family?
What is your reaction to the idea that despite progress, life remains easier for certain LGBTQ individuals than others?
Do you worry tactically about where the health care debate should start?
You wrote an essay on Bernie Sanders. How do feel about running against him?
Do you know what the real definition of bipartisanship is?
What can you offer a former GOP voter?
How would you approach solving the problem of gun violence? How do you talk about gun control with people in red states?
What did you learn from South Bend that would prepare you for taking back the Midwest for Democrats?
What do think about the idea that Democrats could win more votes by moderating on progressive priorities?
What are some tough compromises you've had to make being a Democratic mayor in a heavily Republican state?
Are Pence's conservative views on religion and sexuality more in line with Indiana voters than your views?
What can we do prevent another Ferguson and help bridge racial divides in communities that don't want to address it?
How do you feel about the activists who protested Harvey Weinstein's lawyer, Ronald Sullivan?
What would you do to protect the Americans with Disabilities Act?
How has the opioid crisis affected South Bend?
What would your administration do to combat the opioid crisis?
Do you have your own plan for the opioid crisis?
What are Democrats going to do to make our lives better?
How do you navigate "socialism" in the democratic primary?
Do you believe we should still have private health insurance in a system that provides universal health care?
How do you beat Trump?
What changes would you make to America’s health care system to help improve equitable health care access?
How do you plan on connecting with folks that don't have the shared experience of living in a city like South Bend?
What would your policy be in Afghanistan?
What do you intend to do with troops in Afghanistan?
What is the best thing for the US to do about the situation in Afghanistan?
How do you feel about troop withdrawal in the Middle East?
The Trump administration is reportedly planning to withdraw about half of the 14,000 troops in Afghanistan. Do you agree with this approach?
What's your time frame for removing all the troops from Afghanistan? Syria?
Who are the people you think of when you think of Afghanistan?
How would your service in Afghanistan inform your foreign policy?
Tell us about what you did during your time deployed to Afghanistan.
Pete reads from his book about losing friends who he served with in Afghanistan.
What would your approach be in Afghanistan?
How will you ensure veterans can effectively transition from service to civilian life without needing government aid?
"The past was never quite as good as advertised"
What is your black agenda?
How has South Bend changed you?
What's on the secret tapes regarding the demotion of South Bend's black police chief?
What did you learn by meeting with African American pastors during your mayoral campaign?
Can you talk about your first serious mistake as mayor with South Bend's police chief?
Have you heard the tapes recorded by the South Bend police chief who was fired?
How has your relationship with the South Bend Black community been impacted by the firing of South Bend's police chief?
How are you going to bring the message of what you've done in South Bend to the black voter community in South Carolina?
What is one thing you learned today talking to Al Sharpton?
In a party that values diversity, how will your policies stand out?
How are you going to connect with black voters?
What are you doing or planning to do to better reach minority voters?
You are polling low in communities of color. How do you break through to them, especially compared to your competitors?
What's the case you're going to prosecute against Trump?
Why does Trump's rhetoric about going back into the past work?
How do you beat Trump in the industrial midwest?
Is the current president the worst president we've had?
Similar to Trump, you do not have experience in state or federal government. If elected, how would you use this to an advantage?
Why should a moderate, pro-life conservative who despises Trump vote for you?
Do you have expectations about the upcoming release of the redacted Mueller Report?
What is your opinion about the Democratic party impeaching Trump?
How do you deal with Trump and his insults, attacks, and tweets?
Are Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders too old to be president?
I don't always feel like younger politicians understand how much the older generation did to make progress.
Pete reflects about what he would tell to his teenage self if he could go into the past.
Do you see yourself as a generational bridge and is America ready for a president of your age?
How does your candidacy resonate with older voters?
Chris Wallace introduces Pete Buttigieg at Fox News Town Hall.
Do you have political concern about the Green New Deal in red states?
How does today's technology such as AI or self-driving cars affect the policies that you would make?
What is a crisis or emergency that you have faced as Mayor that can prepare you for higher office?
What are your thoughts on how technology can perpetuate inequality?
What’s your foreign policy philosophy?
Will you pledge to develop clean energy power plants and build them in New Hampshire using military resources?
What will you do to aid with the growing Alzheimer’s health crisis?
As POTUS, what would you do to fight Alzheimer's disease in our country?
Do you agree that the biggest technology companies need to be broken up?
How would you rebuild the middle class and how do you ensure that no one in America is living in extreme poverty?
What will you do to break the cycle of poverty in America?
What does success look like for the American economy?
Pete tells the story of the resurgence of South Bend and how it can be a model for America.
What is your Middle Eastern policy with regards to the Iran deal and Israel/Palestine relations?
What would your posture be towards the world leaders who violate human rights?
How would you cooperate with countries that view homosexuality as a sin and a crime punishable by death?
From your time on the ground in Afghanistan, what is the biggest lesson you would take into the Oval Office?
Pete explains why he's a Democrat
How do you align thinking and faith?
Pete talks about why we need to change our focus from the current administration and towards the future of America.
Do you temper what you say about President Trump, the Commander-in-Cheif, because you were in the Navy Reserve?
You suggested that some of the things honoring Jefferson. How far would you carry this?
What is your plan to address corporate control and will you take action to break up major corporations?
What are your thoughts on fusion energy?
How can we communicate the idea that we all come from immigrants?
Why was it important to you to serve in the military?
Can you talk about your decision to serve in the military in the Navy Reserve?
We live in an era where we can't see nuance anymore. How we start seeing nuance again?
As POTUS, how would you set a national arts policy?
What do you think the big picture of the future of the American economy is?
How do you turn automation & artificial intelligence into forces for economic good?
What are your plans for education?
How do we avert an unemployment crisis and prepare people for the changes we will face from job automation?
Do you have a prediction as to who will end up on the Iron Throne?
When do you expect to have a policy platform in place?
What do you mean when you say you don't want to lead with policy?
How did being an only child shape you?
Will you increase the refugee cap and undo changes made to the qualifications for seeking asylum?
Should we be doing more to combat the potential harm of social media?
What you be willing to push for more funding for the IRS?
As a follow-up, how do you ensure the tradition of retail politics continues without the Electoral College?
What is South Bend's stamp on you?
What are the democratic reforms you would do that could be done right now?
What are your thoughts about ways to return democracy to people like those of us in this room, and how do you intend to fund your own campaign?
Pete talks about reforming our democracy.
Have you thought about the idea of universal basic income?
Mayor Pete reads a passage from his book about how South Bend's story translates to America as whole.
How do you say to people that you have a better answer than Trump?
What priority do you place the diminishing sense of community on the list of problems we have to address in this country?
How would you make Medicare and Medicaid solvent and expand Medicaid?
How do you pay for a public option?
How would your administration negotiate trade in a way that brings success for American industry?
You mentioned “guaranteed income” as something to explore in relation to job automation. What do you mean by that?
What is the best idea you've heard from one of the other Democratic candidates?
I'm a baby boomer. You're a millennial. What did we do to screw things up for you?
Do you think that you are too young to run for president?
What is your relationship with Mike Pence now?
Richard Grenell said you are pushing a "hate hoax" with your approach to Mike Pence. How do you respond?
How do we help people with the transition after incarceration when they can be kept out of jobs because of their previous incarceration?
Is transgender bathroom use a real issue?
In what ways would your candidacy affect the lives of LGBTQ people in America?
Do you have a position on the bipartisan legislation to criminalize support for the BDS movement?
You said you regret calling Trump a draft dodging chicken hawk. What is your current approach to dealing with Trump?
Should President Trump be impeached?
Tell us about your decision to come out as gay.
How did you decide to come out?
How does it make you feel to be on the cover of a national magazine, held up as a model?
What would you say to people who have an issue with the LGBTQ community?
You seem like you were created in a lab to run for office. What's the catch?
Do you think America is ready for a gay president?
What is the difference between you (progressive democrat) and Bernie Sanders (democratic socialist)?
Did you see Bernie Sanders as a role model? And do you still?
Were you comparing Senator Sanders to President Trump in your comments about voters who are stuck economically?
Do you think we need to "blow up the system"?
Do you agree with Senator Sanders that prisoners, such as the Boston Marathon bomber, should be able to vote?
You once won an essay contest praising Bernie Sanders. Do you still feel the same way?
Is a lesson of the current administration that we need someone in the White House that has experience in Washington?
What if people say 'I like Pete, but he's not a senator or governor.' What's your plan for winning the presidency?
Why a mayor for the nominee?
As someone who's never held statewide office, what makes you feel you're qualified to be president?
Now that Beto O'Rourke is in the race, how do you compete with him as a young person? Do you also think you were "born to run"?
What do you propose to protect the American people from big tech?
Should Congress or the President regulate increasingly large technology companies like Facebook?
Do you support reparations for slavery?
What have you learned from the fallout of your policy of demolishing abandoned homes in your city?
How do you apply the progress you made in South Bend with manufacturing on a national level?
What happens in your city if an officer uses force too frequently?
Was the book part of the campaign?
What's the hurry in running for President and writing a memoir?
Can you give us a primer on how to pronounce your last name?
Pete announces that he is running for president of the United States.
You and your husband have conflicting Twitter biographies. How do you pronounce your last name?
What is your stance on immigration? How can we stop family separation?
What is your approach to a comprehensive immigration plan?
What is your attitude and action plan for the detained children being held at our southern border?
What is your position on Trump's national emergency for his wall and would you ever use that power to act on something like climate change?
What makes you think you can do the job of President?
I appreciated the letter you wrote to the Muslims in South Bend after the New Zealand attack. Did the city appreciate that?
Why would Americans vote for a small town mayor?
How do we talk to conservatives in red states who watch Fox News?
"Politics at its worst is ugly, but politics at its best is magnificent."
"This is the season for happy warriors"
Why do Republicans hate Democrats?
Does it matter as a part of your resume for President that you served in the military?
How do you respond to people who say you don't have enough experience?
Do you have a theory about what happened in Indiana that it moved to the right?
How do you plan to reach out to midwestern voters who voted for Trump?
What should Democrats learn from the Trump campaign in 2016?
Is your dog on board with your candidacy?
What important lesson did you learn at a management consulting firm that you'd bring with you to the White House?
What's your big idea? What's your core message?
Pete gives his bumper sticker message: Freedom, Democracy, Security
Can you promise that in your first 100 days as President that you'll pass a ban to bump stocks and universal background checks?
Let's take health care. Where are you on Medicare-For-All?
Is partisanship a threat to democracy?
Are you concerned that your experience at McKinsey may work against you?
Can you give your perspective on your time in management consulting?
If you become president, what’s the one project in South Bend that you’ll miss working on?
Pete explains why climate change is a security issue.
How did being in the military change you?
What are your thoughts on gun control and campaign finance?
Will you accept corporate PAC money?
Are you having fun campaigning?
What is the biggest regret in your professional life?
What's your experience and sense of the New Hampshire voter?
How did the first weekend campaigning in Iowa go?
You are doing really well so far. Is this what you planned or are you surprising yourself?
How do you scale up your campaign to the national level?
Are you going to have kids?
Wouldn't doing away with the Electoral College hurt a state like New Hampshire?
What is the coolest thing that has happened to you campaigning?
Pete gives closing remarks at Fox Town Hall.
Do you think you're benefitting from white male privilege?
Do you consider yourself a capitalist?
What reform do you think is needed most badly for American capitalism?
How do Democrats get back to the middle ground and work for the American people?
What are your plans to mitigate climate change?
What do you think of the proposition that we should be carbon-free by 2030? Is that unrealistic?
What do you think are the most important policy priorities in terms of climate?
Why shouldn't the Democrats revert to a centrist platform?
What are your thoughts on Medicare-For-All and should we eliminate private insurance?
Do you think the House should pursue impeachment proceedings against President Trump?
How do you overcome polarization?
On climate change, what is your reaction to the Green New Deal?
Are there policy changes we should make to appeal to independents or centrists?
How hard a decision was it to decide to run for President?
Have you thought about how being the first gay President would fit into the history of civil rights?
Was your husband supportive of you running for president?
Mayor Pete reads a passage from his book about seeking a personal life.
In your personal life, what is the hardest thing that you ever faced?
Why aren't you focused on local and state races? Why are you running for President?
When did you realize you were gay?
Do you believe that being the first LGBT candidate will be an asset or hurt you in the race?
Pete thanks everyone
How do you think your life would have been different if you had come out sooner?
Pete thanks his family at his campaign announcement event.
Pete explains why all politics is personal.
When you and Chasten kick back, do you have a guilty pleasure?
Gun to your head, Pence or Trump finishing out the term?
Do you like Chick-Fil-A?
Should we do nation building to make it safer in the places where refugees come from?
What do you think of the trade war and tariff battle with China?
How will you unite conservative, moderate, and liberal Christians behind you and your platform?
Would you support overturning Citizens United?
Everyone's missing the point of reparations. How do we systematically undo the damages to the black community from a history of white supremacy?
How will you continue talking about your faith without turning off a huge part of the Democratic party?
How do you sell the message of a religious left and do you believe religion on the left is as strong as it is on the right?
Can you speak about our problems with class and color in this country?
What made you sign up for the Navy Reserves?
What is the relationship between fairness and growth?
What's sexier about being mayor of South Bend than people realize?
What is your plan to restore clean water to Flint?
How would you deal with climate change?
What is your definition of a national emergency?
How do you sell some of these big ideas to people who aren't as liberal?
If you were to win, what is the first thing you will do as President?
How would you approach trying to reverse the assault on science?
As president what would you do to combat suburban sprawl and auto dependency, as it relates to climate change?
Can you give a big picture of how you plan to address climate change?
How can this country afford and adjust to the Green New Deal in such a short amount of time?
What climate change proposals are you making?
Are there federal policies you look at and think that we're really getting the balance of efficiency versus morality wrong?
What are your views on the Green New Deal?
What are your views on foreign policy, like the Iran Deal and the Paris Accord?
How does something like the idea of national service get off of the drawing board when we are wired as a country to reject the raising of expectations or mandates?
Pete on a modern framework for security
Do you support free college for all?
Could a national service program become part of your campaign?
How will you work to ensure tuition rates don't continue to rise?
What are your plans for the student debt crisis?
How are you going to address the student debt crisis?
Do you believe NCAA athletes should be compensated for what they do?
Let's talk about your background & South Bend.
What does the title of your book mean?
What is the main message of the book?
Were you surprised that you ended up back in South Bend?
Pete speaks about growing up in South Bend.
Have you faced a lot of homophobia while being in public office?
Do you think this country is ready for a gay president?
Do you think a time is coming where we won't ask if a gay man can be president?
What do we do when right-wing and evangelicals hammer you about your sexuality?
Was it hurtful to not come out until you were 33 years old?
Were you sure at the time that coming out would cost you your re-election?
Should we have a national service program to bridge divides?
What do you think about the electoral college?
What have you done in South Bend to prevent gun violence?
How will you navigate running as a white man in the democratic primary?
How would you address forgotten communities nationally?
Question about job transitions and technology.
As a small business owner, I'm wondering what your stance is on mega-corporations.
What's your lane in the wide field of Democratic candidates?
How do you overcome relative youth and inexperience against some of your rivals in the Democratic primary?
How do you run your campaign differently to change how politics works?
What in your experience illustrates the political & people skills needed to get your programs through Congress?
Do you think Congress should start impeachment proceedings against President Trump?
How does a liberal President adding six justices to a conservative court make it less political?
What do we do to take better care of our troops?
What brings the "40 year conservative era" to an end?
If the state of Indiana allowed it, would you support South Bend becoming a sanctuary city?
What do you say to those who don't understand why you went on Fox News?
"Let's start at values before policy"
How do you use twitter? Are you worried about twitter?
Do you run into constituents a lot when you leave the house?
In an America where Donald Trump is upsetting the norms of our country, it feels both important and precarious to enact bold structural reforms like those you've proposed. What are your thoughts?
Are you worried that you are giving the Trump-era Republican Party the idea that they ought to start amending the Constitution?
How would you go about implementing the changes you'd like to make to our democracy?
Pete explains why a progressive vision for America enhances our freedom.
You have less policy on your website right now then some of your competitors. Is that strategic or are you trying to avoid being pinned down on a policy?
What do you wish you knew before going into politics and running your first race?
Do you think the fact that the top corporations pay no tax needs to change and how do you approach that problem?
What would you do to restore fiscal responsibility and slow or stop the growth of our debt?
One part of prison reform is creating real correctional facilities. How do you reform prisons that way?
Do you commit to hold accountable former Trump administration officials who are subsequently found to have committed crimes?
You've raised the prospect of court packing. What is your specific proposal?
What are your thoughts on the politicization of the judicial system?
You talk about expanding the court from nine justices to fifteen. Explain.
Would you support adding seats to the Supreme Court?
What do you think of Mike Pence?
Let's talk about your record in South Bend.
What's your position on pardons?
How do you break the "you are either with us or against us" mentality on the left?
What's the story of your first date with Chasten?
David Axelrod introduces Pete.
Pete on what we need to do to strengthen our democracy
What is your strategy for overcoming divisive politics?
How do you handle all the power of being a mayor at such a young age?
You compared Harvard to X-Men. Can you explain that? What's your special power?
What's your Democratic bumper sticker?
Pete introduces himself to voters at the Dublin City Pub
Pete reads from his book about his concession from the DNC chair race.
Where do you stand on the ideological spectrum in the Democratic Party?
How do Democrats win back the heartland?
You've been very vocal about the decaying electoral college. What would you do to fix the democratic process in America?
Do you support getting troops off the Korean peninsula?
Pete acknowledges people in the audience with whom he served in the military.
What is your view on the approach to Iran?
When should the United States send troops overseas?
I read that you were a fan of Eminem. You are gay, and he has had homophobic lyrics. Is that a contradiction?
Do you think direct engagement with North Korea is making the threat of thermonuclear war greater or worse?
How do I convince others that you're the best candidate in this race?
What should the US be doing with Maduro?
What is your take on the situation in Venezuela and how would you respond if you were President?
Under what circumstances would you consider the use of military force?
What can we do for those people who are often overlooked, like homeless people with disabilities?
As a woman, why vote for Pete over the well qualified female candidates?
What about South Bend is a "model for America's future"?
Pete talks about having hope for a new American era.
Concession from DNC Chair Race
As veterans, we want to continue to serve. How can we do that?
What are your views on drone warfare?
How will you lower prescription drug prices for all Americans?
Would you approve of the legalization of recreational marijuana?
Why do you think being mayor of a mid-sized city is adequate preparation to be president of the United States?
How scalable are the issues you deal with as a Mayor to those needed as President?
What do you think the top tax rate should be for the wealthiest Americans?
What is freedom to you?
Can you describe a mentoring relationship that had an impact on your decision to go into public service?
What are we going to do about public education?
What will you do for this country's education system?
Explain what you mean by saying there's a tension between efficiency, morality, responsiveness, and mercy.
Did Barack Obama set the table for someone like you?
Why do think you can be elected, given that historically America has never elected a mayor to the White House?
How would you respond to an act of war from Russia?
Would you support getting rid of the Electoral College?
Do you think eliminating the Electoral College will cause voter apathy?
Do you support a popular vote over the electoral college?
Why do you want to abolish the electoral college?
Why is it necessary to make changes to the SCOTUS and Electoral College to protect our democracy?
Is Warren's plan to cancel up to $50,000 in student loans for households earning less than $100,000 a good idea?
Do you consider yourself an insider or outsider with regards to politics?
Which part of your life experience best prepares you for being President?
Who or what inspired you to run? Why are you running?
Why do you want to be President?
How do you go from mayor to "leader of the free world"?
Do you have the life experience necessary to be President?
Why do you think you're qualified to go from Mayor to POTUS?
You’ll go from Mayor to President. That’s a big leap.
Why should we trust a mayor of a smaller city with the reigns of the presidency?
Are you still Mayor of South Bend?
How do you make the leap from Mayor to President?
What's your biggest mistake as Mayor of South Bend?
How does being the mayor of South Bend translate to being the President of the United States?
How does the Mayor of South Bend make the transition to being President?
Why are you still exploring and not officially running?
Mayor Pete reads a passage from his book about growing up in the millennial generation.
If you become President, will you tweet yourself?
How did your Oxford training impact your precision when speaking?
Fairness as a value.
What do you believe with regards to taxing the wealthy?
What is your faith background?
Did you face any discrimination in your church when you were growing up?
What did your late father think about you running for President?
Will you legally recognize a third gender on IDs?
Couldn't we just make all public servants tax exempt?
What's the least sexy part of being mayor of South Bend?
Where does the revenue come from to pay for a progressive agenda?
Would you repeal the Trump tax cuts?
You would be the first openly gay President. Do you see yourself as a trailblazer?
What did you mean by "profanity may be abusive but also poetic"?
If you were President what would your policy be with regards to Venezuela?
In your opinion, what does the Democratic party lack when trying to connect with the middle of the country?
Pete on the real meaning of freedom
Where do you stand on the issue of Israel?
What can we do to make sure women, and especially women of color, start making as much money as our male counterparts?
Why do you think millennials are so attracted to you?
Why are you running?
Was there anything you heard in Iowa on the campaign trail that surprised you?
Why did you decide to serve in the military?
How much can you listen to social media?
How does your position on health care differ from other candidates in the race?
What is your position on health care?
Do you believe that there should be any limit to a women's right to have an abortion?
As President, and somebody who has been in the military, what are you going to do to fix the VA system?
Do you believe the government should pay for college?
I'm having trouble right now because I don't trust an honest politician. What is wrong with our politics that there aren't more people that are honest like you?
Do you support HR1?
For all of us who don't know you, tell us about yourself.
Who are you?
What is the extent to which racial backlash explains recent election results?
Why a midwesterner for the nominee?
Why are you rising in the polls?
Are the older candidates less capable of delivering a generational message?
You had the opportunity to work with Obama during his Senate campaign. Why didn't you?
Pete identifies a whisky on Sip N' Skimm.
Should the media do a better job of covering politics?
Do you think Kamala Harris was wrong when she talked about eliminating private insurance?
What do you mean by "policy and symbolism cannot be decoupled?"
Why leadership matters
How do you come to your position on a difficult issue?
When you were working on the Kerry campaign, did you think you would ever run for President?
I'm sorry to hear about your father's passing. How did he feel about you running for President?
Why is your message different than others?
Early in your time as mayor you dealt with a incident regarding police recordings. What did you learn from that incident that will make you a better executive?
Why do you think your candidacy is catching on like wild fire?
What do you mean by "medicare for all who want it"?
Do you support Medicare for All?
Pete gives a way forward for the DNC
Do you think Vice President Pence would be a better or worse president than President Trump?
Are millennials fragile?
Would you order the full release of the Mueller report?
How did you end up learning to speak Norwegian?
What is an example of how folks condescend to working class voters?
What is your position on statehood for Puerto Rico?
How do you plan on updating Social Security?
Can we see your taxes?
Why are you in such a hurry to run for President?
Claire Potter introduces Pete and Sara.