This has been one of the biggest months not only for The Post overall but also for its political coverage. According to internal Omniture numbers, 41% of The Post’s page view growth came from the Politics section and PowerPost, an insider look at Washington’s political landscape. PowerPost and its Daily 202 must-read newsletter had the biggest increase in readers since launching last summer—readership jumped 345% in February*. Additionally, visits to The Post’s politics section were up 38% from January and 316% year over year. Political videos also saw a huge increase, up 1245% year over year.
*when compared to August 2015, Omniture