Updated: McCain makes it to Letterman, brings high ratings

SHARE Updated: McCain makes it to Letterman, brings high ratings

Watch McCain make peace with Letterman, who then grills him a little and brings up G. Gordon Liddy — over on Lynn Sweet’s blog today!

Also …

McCain’s appearance brought Letterman his biggest audience in nearly three years.

Nielsen Media Research says 6.5 million viewers watched, nearly 3 million more than Letterman typically gets. It was Letterman’s biggest night since a December 2005 appearance by someone else he’s had tense times with — Oprah Winfrey.

Contributing: AP

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