Democratic Convention 2012

MSNBC Wins Cable News Ratings Battle for First Time

DNC a hit on left-leaning news network to the surprise of nobody

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Another marker of how polarized America is: where we watch our conventions. 

MSNBC was the most popular cable news channel in primetime Tuesday night, the network's first time ever at the top of convention ratings, reports TVNewser. The Huffington Post confirmed that it was the liberal-leaning network's first time beating its rivals head-to-head covering the same event.