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Brand & Martínez for August 21, 2012

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On Parenting on the Edge, author James Steyer gives parents a guide for handling screen time for children. Pressure builds on Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin to quit the race for comments he made about rape, will the issue carry into the November election? Also, should babysitters get breaks for meals? A Domestic Workers Bill of Rights up for debate in Sacramento gives nannies workplace protections. Facebook's stock price continues to slide, Bloomberg's TV's John Erlichman explains why start-up firms grow up too fast. And for New Music Tuesday, music critics Ann Powers and Drew Tewksbury give us their favorite songs of the summer.