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4d ago

Tesla announces Cybertruck recall at the worst possible time for Elon Musk

Tesla is recalling thousands of its Cybertrucks due to a faulty accelerator pedal, just as its CEO is trying to reinstate a very generous pay package.
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4d ago

The GOP's Senate hopes rest on a bunch of rich, anti-China hypocrites

To regain control of the Senate, Republicans have placed their bets on rich elites in the hope voters will ignore their records when it comes to doing business with China.
Rick Scott, R-Fla., speaks to reporters
Rick Scott, R-Fla., speaks to reporters
5d ago

Another MAGA lawmaker faces accusations of election fraud

Arizona state Rep. Austin Smith is a far-right conspiracy theorist who's pushed false claims about voter fraud. But a new lawsuit accuses him of forging signatures to qualify for his re-election race.
Austin Smith speaks at a campaign rally
Austin Smith speaks at a campaign rally
5d ago

Many years after the Oklahoma City bombing, Republicans have learned the wrong lessons

After Timothy McVeigh killed 168 people on this day 29 years ago, conservatives still haven’t learned to reject far-right extremism. They’ve just learned how to harness it better.
The north side of the Albert P. Murrah Federal Building.
The north side of the Albert P. Murrah Federal Building.
6d ago

The Michigan GOP’s new chair works with an Islamophobic think tank

Pete Hoekstra regularly writes for an organization that publishes pieces such as “Germany’s Multicultural Suicide.” No wonder the Michigan Republican Party seems so accepting of racism.
Pete Hoekstra speaks during the Michigan GOP convention
Pete Hoekstra speaks during the Michigan GOP convention
6d ago

With Turning Point USA at the wheel, Trump's campaign is in for a bumpy ride

TPUSA's influence over the Trump campaign has become clearer over the past few weeks. Republicans may regret it.
Donald Trump shakes hands with and hugs Charlie Kirk
Donald Trump shakes hands with and hugs Charlie Kirk
7d ago

Trump and MAGA’s attacks on Alvin Bragg are about who can administer justice

Trump continues to use racially coded insults to attack and demean the figures and places where he's being prosecuted, and it's part of a long-standing pattern.
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politics political politician
8d ago

One America News and Smartmatic settle defamation lawsuit

A federal judge beat back Texas' attempt to probe liberal watchdog Media Matters. Plus, OAN reaches a settlement, a dis track is raising AI questions and more of the week's top tech/politics stories.
A One America News Network (OAN) microphone
A One America News Network (OAN) microphone
8d ago

Tom Cotton's tweets about violence against protesters are alarming

The Arkansas senator implied Tuesday that he wants civilians to put their hands on civil rights demonstrators that cause them an inconvenience.
Tom Cotton
Tom Cotton
9d ago

The decline of Black players in MLB should be a warning about the war on DEI

The number of Black American players in Major League Baseball has plummeted to just 6%, offering a warning about what can happen when institutions de-emphasize diversity.
Mookie Bets of the LA Dodgers, Tim Anderson of the Chicago White Sox and Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees.
Mookie Bets of the LA Dodgers, Tim Anderson of the Chicago White Sox and Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees.
9d ago

Trump's Chick-fil-A photo-op underscores his weakness with Black voters

The fact that the candidate and his followers are relying on stereotypes and cheap photo-ops to win Black voters is a bad sign for his campaign.
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politics political politician