March 13, 2017: 5:00 AM EST Ep. 129 - Pete Buttigieg Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, talks with David Axelrod about Donald Trump's appeal in communities like South Bend; how urban economies can thrive amid the challenges posed by globalization; why he ran for chairman of the Democratic National Committee and his advice to the winner, Tom Perez; and why it's self-defeating in the Trump era for Democrats to target other Democrats.

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