Hello and welcome to the Daily Briefing for August 7, 2012. Now today our top stories are:
Papa John pizza prices are going up
More RNC speakers have been announced.
Reince Priebus hopes Sarah Palin speaks
Now it’s time for our Short and Sweet Stories, our top stories condensed.
Papa John founder John Schnatter told shareholders that as a result of Obamacare, prices will be going up. The law results in more costs for the company, which Papa John vowed to pass onto the consumers. John Schnatter is a Romney supporter and fundraiser.
Some more Republican National Convention speakers have been announced. The newly announced speakers are Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma, former Governor Jeb Bush of Florida, Sen. Rand Paul, and former Senator Rick Santorum. Sen. Santorum ran against Mitt Romney, and Sen. Rand Paul is Rep. Ron Paul’s son. Former Governor Bush had been floated as a potential running mate for Mitt Romney.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says he hopes former vice presidential candidate and governor Sarah Palin speaks at the convention. He says he is a fan of her’s, and when he was asked about the Cheney-Palin debate, he was in Palin’s corner.
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