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MSNBC Has Lowest Ratings Of Debate Season For Geriatric Democratic Debate

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Steve Guest Media Reporter
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The only hugs during last night’s Democratic debate on MSNBC were between moderator Rachel Maddow and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, not from the viewing audience at home. (RELATED: Lovefest: MSNBC Moderator Hugs Bernie And Hillary After Debate)

[dcquiz] Thursday’s debate was the lowest rated debate of the 2016 election cycle according to preliminary Nielsen data, coming in with a 3.3 rating, compared to the prior Democratic debate on NBC in January that received a 7.2. (RELATED: Debate Crowd Boos Hillary For Attack On Bernie [VIDEO])

The prior debate low for the 2016 election cycle was ABC’s Democratic debate the Saturday before Christmas. (RELATED: Hillary: I Can’t Be The Establishment, I’m A Woman! [VIDEO])

Wednesday, CNN hosted a town hall event for the Democrats and it received a 2.0 rating, bringing in 2.7 million viewers.

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