Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg released on Friday more than $1 trillion worth of proposals that focus on education, housing and child care. The plans include:
Altogether, Buttigieg has proposed roughly $5.7 trillion in spending on new programs, and on Friday he provided some ways to pay for them, including:
Reaching for the middle: Buttigieg continues to make a play for the center of the Democratic party, somewhere to the left of Joe Biden but well to the right of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren - and it appears to be paying off. "Taking the lane between Biden and the party's left wing seems to be working for Buttigieg, at least in Iowa, where's Mayor Pete has climbed in the polls," Vice's Alex Lubben wrote Friday.
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