South Bend, Indiana Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said in a new interview that he believes the race for his party’s nomination will be between Senator Elizabeth Warren and himself.In a clip from Showtime’s The Circus, Buttigieg told co-host John Heilemann: “I think this is getting to be a two-way. It’s early to say, I’m not saying that it is a two-way. A world where we’re getting somewhere is where it’s coming down to the two of us.” In the interview snippet, Buttigieg believes believes that he and Warren stand out among the other candidates. “The contrasts are real,” he said. “They’re substantive, respectful policy contrasts, but they’re real.”Heilemann asked if Buttigieg “accepts the notion that it’s Warren against the field. Someone is trying to become the alternative to Warren.” Buttigieg agreed: “It’s shaping up that way.”Buttigieg also told Heilemann that he’s not worried about former Vice President Joe Biden in the race. “Either he is the unstoppable front-runner,” he said, “and we can all go home, or he is not.” The candidate then added: “Anybody who’s in this race is pure on the assumption that he’s not.”Following the fourth Democratic debate, a Democratic strategist theorized that Buttigieg… Read full this story
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