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Electric cars, drug costs and more: 5 battles Democrats could lose on their marquee bill

Electric cars, drug costs and more: 5 battles Democrats could lose on their marquee bill

But Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), whose panel has overseen the drafting of huge swaths of the bill, professed no concern with the unresolved policy questions or rushed timeline. “We have been preparing for this… for, like, a year and a half. We went out and recruited people like they were basketball stars because …

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GOP Rep. Jackie Walorski killed in car crash, sheriff says

GOP Rep. Jackie Walorski killed in car crash, sheriff says

Washington— Republican Rep. Jackie Walorski of Indiana was killed in a car crash Wednesday, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office said. Sheriff Jeff Siegel said Walorski, 58, was in an SUV traveling southbound when it was hit head-on by another car just after 12:30 pm All three occupants in the vehicle — Walorski, her district director …

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Chip makers have a message for car makers: Your turn to pay

Chip makers have a message for car makers: Your turn to pay

A person polishes a hood of a Porsche Taycan turbo S during the Munich Auto Show, IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Germany, September 8, 2021. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 3 (Reuters) – The shortages of computer chips that forced global automakers to scrap production plans for …

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Most Mid-Size Cars Missing in New IIHS Crash Test, Subaru Outback Endures |  News

Most Mid-Size Cars Missing in New IIHS Crash Test, Subaru Outback Endures | News

As demand for large SUVs and pickup trucks grows, the odds of colliding with a heavier vehicle have also risen. In response, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety introduced a new side-impact crash test to better simulate the impact of a mid-size SUV. Following an evaluation of small and mid-size SUVs, mid-size cars are the …

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Rep. Jackie Walorski, Indiana Republican, killed in car accident

Rep. Jackie Walorski, Indiana Republican, killed in car accident

Comment on this story Comment Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) and three other people, including two members of her staff, were killed in a car crash Wednesday afternoon, according to the Elkhart County, Ind., Sheriff’s Office. “It is with a heavy heart that I am sharing this statement from the Office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski,” House …

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Washington Knows Best What Car You Should Drive: EVs.  Seriously?

Washington Knows Best What Car You Should Drive: EVs. Seriously?

“When politicians are out there saying, ‘Let’s get rid of all cars using gasoline,’ do they understand this?” Toyota President Akio Toyoda asked in 2020, referring to the profound consequences of politicians forcing a transition away from conventional vehicles. It’s a good question, and a proposal in the so-called Inflation Reduction Act being pushed through …

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