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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg during a meeting of President Biden's Competition Council in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Pete Buttigieg (left), now the secretary of transportation, appears alongside his husband, Chasten, in February 2020. The couple are now the parents of two children. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks to Amtrak employees Feb. 5 during a visit at Union Station in Washington, D.C. In a Thursday interview with NPR's Morning Edition, he said not making infrastructure investment would be a "threat to American competitiveness." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Buttigieg Says $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is A 'Common Sense Investment'

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Public transportation is one thing many millennials, and their younger counterparts in Gen Z, are trying to save. Sarah Gonzales for NPR hide caption

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One Thing Millennials Aren't Killing? Public Transportation

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Pete Buttigieg speaks on Dec. 16 after he was nominated to be transportation secretary by then-President-elect Joe Biden. Buttigieg faced a largely friendly reception at his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday. Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Former mayor of South Bend, Ind., Pete Buttigieg, pictured in Charleston, S.C., in February. Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pete Buttigieg Says There's A 'Crisis In Trust'

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"We make sure that everybody can afford [public health insurance], but we don't require you to take it. And partly I think that's just the right policy, because I think people should be able to choose," Pete Buttigieg said. Lucy Hewett for NPR hide caption

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'Just The Right Policy': Pete Buttigieg On His 'Medicare For All Who Want It' Plan

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg stands for a portrait in Washington D.C. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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Buttigieg Proposes Broad Plan To Counter Racial Inequality

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