July 15 at midnight was the deadline for 2020 presidential candidates to upload their fundraising disclosures for the second quarter of 2019 to the Federal Election Commission.
Axios-NewsWhip 2020 attention tracker: Readers tune out
Interest in the 2020 Democratic primary plunged last week as articles about the candidates generated just 6.5 million combined social media interactions — the fewest since mid-January, according to data from NewsWhip exclusively provided to Axios. Articles about President Trump generated 23.2 million interactions.
Why it matters: It's a reminder of the president's stranglehold on the public interest. He's capable of single-handedly steering the news cycle, as he did with his attacks on Democratic congresswomen.