Pete Buttigieg is positioning himself as Joe Biden

Pete Buttigieg.
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Pete Buttigieg is just waiting for Joe Biden to flop.

The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and 2020 presidential candidate would rather focus on health care than impeachment. The Democrat touts his small-town roots and often shares that he's still well in the middle class. And he's unapologetically campaigning with a call to "re-center our politics." It all makes Buttigieg essentially a younger version of the former vice president, and he's just looking for an opportunity to take Biden's front-running place, Bloomberg reports.

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