December 7, 2021

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Here’s why Pete Buttigieg wants to be transportation secretary

Why would Pete Buttigieg, who came from nowhere to become a top-tier candidate in the 2020 presidential race, agree to be the transportation secretary in the now-forming administration of President-elect Joe Biden? In this episode of The Point, Chris Cillizza explains why the former South Bend mayor would get a HUGE political boost from the Cabinet job.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Joe Biden picks Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary
https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/15/politics/pete-buttigieg-transportation-secretary/index.html

Biden to name former rival Buttigieg to lead Transportation Dept., former Mich. governor Granholm to Energy Dept.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/biden-transportation-secretary/2020/12/15/cf1b7456-3a41-11eb-98c4-25dc9f4987e8_story.html

Infrastructure Week, a long-standing Washington punchline, is dead
https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/10/21173209/infrastructure-week-dead-rebranded-trump-tweets-united-policy

These Smart Sewers Are Part Of A Growing Trend Connecting Infrastructure To The Internet
https://www.npr.org/2018/05/08/609493403/these-smart-sewers-are-part-of-a-growing-trend-connecting-infrastructure-to-the-

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