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Brand & Martínez for September 17, 2012




Mitt Romney speaks during the final day of the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Romney accepted the Republican nomination to run as the party's 2012 US Presidential candidate against US President Barack Obama.
Mitt Romney speaks during the final day of the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Romney accepted the Republican nomination to run as the party's 2012 US Presidential candidate against US President Barack Obama.
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GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney comes to be in L.A. today to speak at the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; As border enforcement gets stricter, more migrants are taking to the sea. We talk with Emily Ansara Baines, the author of The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook.; Will the Dodgers make it into the playoffs?; Errol Morris joins the show to discuss his new book, "Wilderness of Error,"; KPCC's Julie Small looks at what it will take to sell the Prop. 30 tax hike  to voters.; Over the weekend, the largest anti-Japanese demonstrations in decades took place in China.; The east African nation of Uganda is on the brink of its own oil boom.; A Martinez talks with comedian Jimmie Walker, the man behind the "Good Times" catchphrase, "Dynomite!"