Stories by Neal Rothschild

2020 Democrats divided over appearing on Fox News

Jay Inslee, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders. Photos: Getty Images

Some Democratic candidates for president are adding Fox News to their campaign stops as the primary battle heats up, hoping to reach as many potential voters as possible.

Why it matters: The debate among Democrats over whether or how the party should engage with Fox News is sowing division within the party ahead of 2020.

Interest in Pete Buttigieg is exploding

Data: Newswhip; Chart: Naema Ahmed/Axios

Democratic 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg is — by every measure — having an ascendant moment as a candidate for president.

Why it matters: The South Bend, Ind. mayor is generating more social media interest on a per article basis than any of his rivals, according to data from social media analytics company Newswhip. And that's just one of many signs of intensifying interest in "Mayor Pete."

The social-media spread of Trump/Mueller

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Since May 2017, 533,074 web articles have been published about Russia and Trump/Mueller, generating 245 million interactions — including likes, comments and shares — on Twitter and Facebook, according to data from social-media analytics company NewsWhip.

Quick take: Now, think of how much cable time the coverage consumed.

Go deeper: One place Mueller never comes up