Twitter Will Live Stream Both Political Conventions

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With 7 days to go before the Republican National Convention begins in Cleveland, Twitter announced a partnership with CBS News to stream CBSN’s live coverage from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service, will present wall-to-wall convention coverage featuring the full breadth of the CBS News reporting team. The stream will be live on Twitter each day from gavel to gavel and will be enhanced with live, convention-related Tweets.

CBSN anchors and correspondents Josh Elliott, Elaine Quijano, and Vladimir Duthiers will originate the CBSN coverage from the convention hall in both cities.

Here is the Republican National Convention schedule:

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Monday, July 18th – 1:00 PM Start Time
Tuesday, July 19th – 5:30 PM Start Time
Wednesday, July 20th – 7:00 PM Start Time
Thursday, July 21st – 7:30 PM Start Time

Twitter and CBS News previously partnered during the network’s broadcast of the Democratic presidential debate on Nov. 14, 2015 and the Republican presidential debate on Feb. 13, 2016.


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