Pete Buttigieg

Who Won the Fourth Democratic Presidential Debate?

Round four of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates, held in Westerville, Ohio, on October 15, is over and done with. The debate featured 12 candidates…
Maggie Serota / October 15, 2019

Who Won the Third Democratic Presidential Debate?

Round three of the Democratic presidential debates, held at Texas Souther University in Houston on September 12, is in the books. The evening featured the…
SPIN Staff / September 12, 2019

Democratic Presidential Debate Round 2: Highlights From the Heated Event

CNN hosted the second round of Democratic debates among the crowded field of 2020 presidential hopefuls in Detroit at 8 p.m. ET July 30, and featured 10…
Maggie Serota / July 30, 2019

Lil Nas X Blocks Pete Buttigieg From Filming “Old Town Road” Video: Report

Here's something kind of funny from the 2020 Democratic primary race: Pete Buttigieg planned to record himself singing Lil Nas X's summer smash "Old Town Road" for a video at a…
Tosten Burks / July 26, 2019

After the First Democratic Debate, Which Presidential Hopeful Has Your Vote?

Miami hosted the first round of the Democratic presidential debates on June 26 and 27, with 20 of the 24 hopefuls taking the stage to discuss…
SPIN Staff / June 28, 2019

Who Won Night 2 of the Democratic Debate?

The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled hot-topic subjects from health care reform to national security to racism and beyond on Thursday, June 27,…
SPIN Staff / June 27, 2019

Fox & Friends Has the Predictable Reaction to Mayor Pete Criticizing Network During Fox News Town Hall

When Democratic presidential candidate and noted Dave Matthews Band fan Pete Buttigieg appeared at a Fox News town hall in New Hampshire Sunday night, he…
Maggie Serota / May 20, 2019

Mayor Pete Reconsiders His College Essay About Radiohead, DMB, and 9/11: “We All Evolve”

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg gave us another illuminating peak into his musical tastes in a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times. At one…
Maggie Serota / April 23, 2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Said Everlast’s “What It’s Like” Sums Up His Approach to Politics

Noted Dave Matthews Band scholar Pete Buttigieg invoked another '90s artist at a town hall held in Des Moines, Iowa last night. About 25 minutes into the…
Maggie Serota / April 17, 2019

Spoon Comment on Viral Video of Pete Buttigieg Playing Their Song

Pete Buttigieg, the young mayor of South Bend, Indiana and Democratic presidential hopeful, is a music fan. We know this because he once wrote a college…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / April 13, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Wrote a College Newspaper Essay About Dave Matthews Band, Radiohead, and 9/11

Cambridge, Massachusetts, sometime in the early 2000s: the spring sun is high, the scent of dirty water wafts in from the Charles, the year is…
Andy Cush / April 3, 2019