Go on the Campaign Trail (and Behind the Scenes) with Pete Buttigieg

Former Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is positioning himself as a fresh Midwestern voice, is a leading candidate to challenge President Donald Trump in November — here, he shares candid moments from the trail, including time with his husband

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Buttigieg while traveling between campaign events in Iowa in November.

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Buttigieg during a town hall in Marshalltown, Iowa, in December.

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Buttigieg during a town hall in Marshalltown, Iowa, in December.

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Buttigieg during the Iowa Democratic Party's "Liberty & Justice Celebration" in November in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Pete Buttigieg (left) with husband Chasten (center) in Iowa. Chuck Kennedy

Buttigieg with husband Chasten (center) at the Iowa Democratic Party's "Liberty & Justice Celebration" in November in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Buttigieg in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in September.

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Buttigieg attends "Picnic in the Park for Pete" in Manchester, New Hampshire, in September.

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Buttigieg with former Vice President Joe Biden backstage at the Iowa Federation of Labor's annual convention in Altoona, Iowa, in August.

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Buttigieg at the "Passport to Victory" event in Waterloo, Iowa, in July.

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Buttigeig in New Hampshire in July.

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Buttigieg speaks with the press at a town hall in Ottumwa, Iowa, in January.

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Pete (left) and Chasten Buttigieg in Iowa in January. Chuck Kennedy

Buttigieg and his husband with supporters at a town hall in Boone, Iowa, in January.

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Chasten Buttigieg waits backstage while his husband addresses attendees at a town hall in North Liberty, Iowa, in January.

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Buttigieg at a Fox News town hall moderated by Chris Wallace in Des Moines, Iowa, in January.

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Buttigieg in Carroll, Iowa, in January.

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Buttigieg with radio host Charlamagne Tha God in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, in January.

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Buttigieg at an event in Fort Dodge, Iowa, in January.

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Buttigieg visits his Iowa campaign headquarters in January.

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Buttigieg at an event in Cedar Falls, Iowa, in January. Pictured with former state Rep. Deb Berry, state Sen. William Dotzler and Mayor Quentin Hart.

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Buttigieg in Orange City, Iowa, in January.

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Buttigieg (and his lookalike) at his Iowa headquarters in January.

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Pete (left) and Chasten Buttigieg. Chuck Kennedy

Buttigieg and Chasten at their hotel before the seventh Democratic primary debate, in Des Moines, Iowa, in January.

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Buttigieg at Tacos El Gordo in Las Vegas in January.

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Buttigieg and his husband backstage at a fundraiser in Denver in January.

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