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Guest: California Governor Jerry Brown

By Face the Nation, Face the Nation - April 29, 2012

BOB SCHIEFFER: Today on FACE THE NATION, are you ready for the campaign? You better be because the candidates have been all but chosen, and the race is on.

MITT ROMNEY: Hold on a little longer. A better America begins tonight.

BOB SCHIEFFER: Well, there may be some who disagree with that, but even Newt Gingrich conceded the Republican standard bearer will be Mitt Romney.

NEWT GINGRICH: I think, obviously, that I would be a better candidate. But the objective fact is the voters didn't think that.

BOB SCHIEFFER: So while Romney was wrapping up the Republican nomination, the Democrat's candidate was--well, it's easier to show than explain.

JIMMY FALLON: What is it?

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Jimmy, POTUS stands for President of the United States.

MAN (singing): He is the POTUS with the most-est.

(Crowd cheering)

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Let's keep the rates down on college loans.

JIMMY FALLON: Stop. The loan you save may be your own.

BOB SCHIEFFER: We'll talk politics with former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour, California Governor Jerry Brown, and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who is chairman of the Democratic National Convention.

This week's Google Hangout is about Hispanic voters.

And we'll mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden. We'll get new details on how the United States tracked him down and whether his death has made us safer. We'll hear from two TIME Magazine contributors, Harvard Professor Graham Allison; and Peter Bergen, author of Manhunt.

And plus, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, and our own CBS News senior correspondent John Miller.

JOE BIDEN: If you're looking for a bumper sticker to sum up how President Obama has handled what we inherited, it's pretty simple--Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive.

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