CNN's Democratic Debate Draws Record High Audience

Political aficionados will remember Monday's Democratic presidential debate for the heated and personal exchanges between Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Senator Barack Obama. Television executives will remember it as the most-watched presidential primary debate in cable news history.

CNN said the debate averaged 4.9 million viewers on Monday, easily exceeding all previous debates shown on cable. The debate attracted about two million viewers between the ages of 25 and 54.

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