Democrats’ Star-Studded Opening Night Outdraws Republican Event

Michelle Obama during the convention on Monday, July 25, 2016.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The Democratic National Convention attracted 25.7 million viewers to the major networks during the most-watched stretch of the party’s opening night festivities, outdrawing the first night of the Republican event with keynote speeches by First Lady Michelle Obama and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

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