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Marine One helicopter, carrying President Barack Obama, prepares to land next to the Presidential limousine, known as 'The Beast,' at the Wall Street landing zone in New York City on March 11, 2014.

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Marine One helicopter, carrying President Barack Obama, prepares to land next to the Presidential limousine, known as 'The Beast,' at the Wall Street landing zone in New York City on March 11, 2014.

Driving Mr. Obama: ‘Beast’ Retiring — Audi Out, Tesla Interested?

Audi need not apply. But Fiat-owned Chrysler is said to be interested. That armored Caddy — really a truck in limo clothing — that moves the president around is getting on in age. Actually, it’s a fleet of armored cars,...

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Senator Max Baucus, a Democrat from Montana, speaks to members of the media while arriving for a closed door meeting at Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 3, 2013.

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Senator Max Baucus, a Democrat from Montana, speaks to members of the media while arriving for a closed door meeting at Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 3, 2013.

Baucus Leads Ambassadors Through Montana

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus just led some of the most prominent foreign diplomats in the U.S. to Big Sky Country. Ambassadors from Canada, China, Germany, Japan and Peru joined the Democratic lawmaker on a four-day ramble through his...

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Tesla Motors Inc. logo is seen on a Model S sedan after the grand opening of the Tesla Supercharger station in Lebec, California.

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Tesla Motors Inc. logo is seen on a Model S sedan after the grand opening of the Tesla Supercharger station in Lebec, California.

Chrysler Refutes Tesla’s Repayment Claim

Updated with Musk tweets, 3:20 p.m. EST Tesla Motors Inc. yesterday crowed that it was the first and only U.S. automaker to pay back its loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. “Following this payment, Tesla will be the only...

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Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket takes off in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket takes off in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Legacy-Conscious Obama Sure to Act on Deficit: Silicon Valley’s Musk

Elon Musk, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur who splits his time between running the electric car-making Tesla Motors Inc. and rocket-making Space Exploration Technologies Corp., sees “good economic times ahead” for the U.S. His Tesla, which received $465 million in federal...

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The Tesla Motors Inc.'s Model X vehicle at its unveiling in Hawthorne, California.

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The Tesla Motors Inc.'s Model X vehicle at its unveiling in Hawthorne, California.

Romney’s `Losers’ Overlook Ford, Nissan — and Tesla Repaying

In last night’s debate, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney singled out four recipients of U.S. Energy Department aid as he lumped such companies together as “losers.” Romney was essentially repeating a refrain he’d used last week at a campaign event...

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