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Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan

Reuters Friday, 23 August 2019
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis.
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U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (D) wants to prevent 1 million deaths from addiction and mental illness by 2028. Under a plan he released on Friday, Buttigieg is focused on tackling the country’s opioid and substance abuse crisis. Reuters reports, Buttigieg would require insurance...

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at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie’s high hopes for 2020 don’t include President Donald Trump getting reelected. at the Disco’s 2018 hit “High Hopes” as a walk-on song at the Dream City Church in Phoenix. It was a somewhat ironic choice, as the song is already associated with former Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, who had it played at events when he was still on the campaign trail.

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