2020 presidential election

Pete Buttigieg says it's "almost certain" we've had gay presidents

Pete Buttigieg told "Axios on HBO" that "we've probably had excellent presidents who were gay — we just didn't know which ones."

Why it matters: Buttigieg, who is rising in polls and would be the first openly gay nominee of either party, talks easily about his sexual orientation when asked. This comment is a new window into his thinking.

Wall Street's 3 Democratic favorites for 2020

Waiting for Kamala Harris in Dubuque, Iowa, last week (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Waiting for Kamala Harris in Dubuque, Iowa, last week Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Three 2020 Democratic candidates are "generating most of the buzz" among Wall Street donors: Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg, the New York Times reports.

Driving the news: Nine candidates over nine days will hold fundraisers in New York, racing to bring in cash ahead of a June 30 filing deadline.