Pete Buttigieg, the Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is an exploratory committee for a 2020 presidential bid, the Associated Press reports. Buttigieg, 37, says in an announcement video: "The reality is there is no going back, and there is no such thing as" again "in the real world. We can look for greatness in the past. ”The local politician gained a national profile when he unsuccessfully ran for the Democratic National Committee chairman in 2017, saying the party needed a new start. His message for 2020 seems similar, which means that Donald Trump has a new generation of leaders. If the long-shot candidate were to win the Democratic nomination, he would become the first openly gay presidential nominee from a major political party.