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Buttigieg ramps up outreach to Democratic superdelegates

Aug 05, 2019 - Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) is ramping up his outreach to Democratic Party superdelegates with a phone call to them outlining the scope of his 2020 presidential campaign.

The outreach suggests Buttigieg's campaign is looking beyond the early primary states to the possibility of a convention fight for the nomination. Superdelegates, who include Democratic National Committee members, elected officials and other party dignitaries, have historically held an outsized ...