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August 28th, 2012
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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa predicts President Obama will get close to 70% of Latino vote in November

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is behind enemy lines tonight. The co-chair of the Obama Campaign and chairman of the Democratic National Convention is on hand at the Republican National Convention to rebut the message from the GOP. He talks with John Berman about his role at the convention in the midst of Tropical Storm Isaac.

Villaraigosa says he’s in Tampa to challenge the Republican platform “in a way that is respectful of the other party.”

“We’re to compare and contrast, but we’re also here together, working together, to make sure that people are safe," he says.

Villaraigosa also comments on the Latino vote for both candidates with regards to issues of immigration, health care and education. He predicts President Obama will get close to 70% of the Latino vote. “I think it is because the Republican Party and Mitt Romney have gone so far to the right on issues that are important to them,” Villaraigosa says.

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  1. Mark Newsom

    Not in San Antonio.

    August 29, 2012 at 8:47 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Amir Ali

    Weather also related with korean girls murders and mr pearl daniels n having attachmnt in punjab town there SI ASF and fake major indian mly affected on FM...

    August 29, 2012 at 8:23 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Amir Ali

    ms karina kapoor and ALWAYS NAPKIN of womens we getting rebounds from same napkins in garbage and baby napkins ourtaste of mouth damging n hotness in body...

    August 29, 2012 at 8:04 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Amir Ali

    Sir personal attention rqrd for affectees needs coffe and hot beverages as well us military should mobilise by mr romney and gop and current govt...

    August 29, 2012 at 7:26 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Amir Ali

    I see isaac is very terrible and gusting air braking the sign boards n damaging signals n the power of god nevr see like this before my affected areas needs...

    August 29, 2012 at 7:24 am | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Amir Ali

    Is he control fake us dollars money and cocaine and mr barak obamas mission/funds for black n indian migrated ppls in pakistan as well who stop this...

    August 29, 2012 at 7:15 am | Report abuse | Reply
  7. Amir Ali

    mr romney will go against india of us marines killing since many yrs in suicide bombs mr/mrs barak obama already good enough supported to africa they have enugh

    August 29, 2012 at 7:13 am | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Amir Ali

    Is that india did to secure kashmir and they creates al qaida with some Pakistan Army gen they bought and killed many US Marines,is that mr romney will go in.

    August 29, 2012 at 7:10 am | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Amir Ali

    Sir i read political ticker and many comments as well about more then 5000 US Marines died in the field everybody knows is india n what about return of it...

    August 29, 2012 at 7:07 am | Report abuse | Reply

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