Listen: Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders And Kamla Harrison Hulan Castro discussed on Meet the Press: The Lid
"It's been awhile since we've used this music but you know you gotta now. The reason we're using that music yet again is that we just went through the end of the second fundraising period for presidential candidates and if you're a longtime listener you know that at the end of the first fundraising quarter which was January to March that was a huge deal for us. We did many episodes of. The Lid about who's raising what's and I think we use that pink floyd song so often we almost had to resort to techno remixes just to keep things different this time I am still of course super jazzed about that all these numbers but they are not quite as big of a deal as they were three months ago. Here's why back in early April there was so much we just didn't know about the Democratic field who would boom or bust early did Bernie still have the juice could someone with little name I._D.. Breakout of the pack and the first quarter numbers all the way back three months ago help to answer at least some of those questions that Oh work posted did a huge number back in those days and he looked like a potential breakout star with a ton of cash in the bank to help him with that sent Bernie Sanders did well Elizabeth Warren was spending hand over fist and made a lot of people question. If her operation could last now we just have a lot more information from sources. That aren't the Federal Election Commission as much as we love our friends at the F._C._C.. We've got a ton more polling and we have the first set of debates under our belt and so the new fundraising numbers did more to confirm what we already suspected than to give us a ton of new information for example in the last few months we'd seen better will work crater leader in the polls and have disappointing debate performance so we expected a not quite Texas sized fundraising hall from Him and that's exactly what we saw in fact. He only raised about half as much in the last three months as he raised in his first. Stay as a candidate earlier this year. We've also Seen Elizabeth Warren climbing in the polls and she posted a strong fundraising hall that reflects that narrative to and after a strong debate review for both Kamla Harrison Hulan Castro we saw them get a little bit of a bump. After a strong debate review for both Kamala Harris and Hulan Castro we saw them get a corresponding bump in cash raised as well and maybe the biggest story of this quarter other than beddoes cratering Pete Pete Buddha judge had a monster fundraising number which kind of confirmed with the rest of the data out there was telling us that he had surpassed a work as a favorite new young comer on the scene now don't despair if you're hungering for more. We're on all of this because shameless plug number one. There's a lot more info on all these numbers coming out you on this week's episode of Chuck Todd Cast from meet the press which is guest hosted by shameless plug number to me so."