Just over two months into her tenure as GM Chief Executive, Mary Barra is faced with perhaps the biggest crisis the automaker has faced since its bailout. GM had recalled 3.15 million cars for various safety failures and said it would take a $300 million charge this quarter. Further, the company had been criticized for its tightly-controlled press management of the crisis.
Two Colorado State Senators Recalled Over Gun Control Support
State Senate President John Morse and Senator Angela Giron voted for stricter limits on guns, angering voters in their districts. Pro-gun activists filed enough signatures for the recall elections, which both Democratic legislators lost in the swing state.