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CBS's FACE THE NATION is America's No. 1 Public Affairs Program on 7/30

CBS News' FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program on July 30, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. FACE THE NATION delivered 3.27 million viewers and 0.7/04 in adults 25-54, the demographic most important to those who advertise in news. (Note: FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 80.6% of the CBS affiliates.)

Television year-to-date, FACE THE NATION is averaging 3.66 million viewers and 0.7/04 in adults 25-54.

The July 30 broadcast kicked off with an update on the White House from CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett and CBS News White House and senior foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan. John Dickerson then interviewed Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), author of Conscience of a Conservative, followed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). Next, CBS News elections and surveys director Anthony Salvanto discussed the latest CBS News Nation Tracker poll results. The political roundtable featured CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes; The Federalist's Ben Domenech; The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus; The Washington Post's David Nakamura; and The Washington Post and CBS News contributor Ed O'Keefe.

Mary Hager is the executive producer of the Emmy award-winning FACE THE NATION, one of the longest-running news programs in the history of television.

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