One of the hottest names in the Democratic presidential primary - and one of the most difficult to pronounce - is Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj).
Whether the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, can build an effective national campaign to maximize the sudden interest in his presidential bid remains a question.
The Buttigieg campaign has a long way to go to match the national presence expected of a top-tier candidate. There are no policy positions on his website. He has virtually no paid presence in states that matter most. And his campaign manager is a high school friend with no experience in presidential politics.
Buttigieg expects to expand his paid staff in Iowa and New Hampshire and hire staff in South Carolina, Nevada and California.

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