Hello and welcome to the Daily Briefing for July 1, 2012. Now today our top stories are:
President Obama intends to scale down drug war in second term.
Rupert Murdoch tweets himself into trouble.
President Obama leads Mitt Romney by three percentage points nationally.
Now it’s time for our Short and Sweet Stories, our top stories condensed.
According to an article in GQ, President Obama plans to scale down the decades old war on drugs if he wins a second term. The unofficial war is growing increasingly unpopular, and he plans to focus on reform.
Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch has gotten himself into trouble with the Romney campaign. The media mogul tweeted that he was doubtful about Romney and Mitt Romney needs to get some pros. Rupert Murdoch later tweeted he wants Mitt Romney to win.
The latest CNN-ORC poll shows President Obama leading Mitt Romney by only three percentage points. This down from fifteen and four percentage point leads that President Obama had before. Polls also show the health care ruling had no impact.
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