Pete Buttigieg has a bridge to sell you. Just don’t ask if it’s linked to a campaign.

BERLIN, N.H.— Standing on a bridge with the picturesque Androscoggin River churning behind him, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg hoisted an oversized novelty check made out to the “City of Berlin” for $19,534,391. The memo line read: “Biden-Harris Administration RAISE Grant.”

It’s been nearly nine months since a $550 billion bipartisan infrastructure bill was signed into law by President Joe Biden. But that success in a policy area that Americans can literally see every day in their own communities hasn’t penetrated the electorate — a July poll showed that just 24 percent of voters even know that the long-promised bill to fix roads and bridges and improve broadband is actually now law.

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks about a $10 million grant to reopen West 51st Street under U.S. 75, Aug. 23, 2022, in Tulsa, Okla. In the background is Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum, Oklahoma Secretary of Transportation Tim Gatz and neighborhood resident Linda Fitzgerald. | Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP

Which is a big reason that Buttigieg was standing on that bridge in New Hampshire, flanked by

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