Pete Buttigieg Drops Out of the Democratic Presidential Contest

Emma Kinery

(Bloomberg) -- Pete Buttigieg is ending his presidential campaign, people close to his campaign said Sunday.

The path for the young, ex-mayor of a small Indiana city became improbable after disappointing finishes in the Nevada caucuses and South Carolina primary. Despite gaining more delegates than front-runner Bernie Sanders in Iowa, Buttigieg failed to catch on with non-white voters.

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