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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21, 2022: U.S. President Joe Biden puts his arm on Intel CEO Patrick Gelsinger. Gelsinger announced that Intel Corp would invest an initial $20 billion to develop a new semiconductor manufacturing plant in Ohio. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Is the government choosing winners and losers?

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NPR's Steve Inskeep interviews U.S. President Joe Biden's national security adviser Jake Sullivan in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 5, 2023. Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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Biden's national security adviser is hopeful war over Taiwan can be prevented

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Vehicles sit in a nearly empty lot at a car dealership in Richmond, Calif., on July 1. The global semiconductor shortage has hobbled auto production worldwide, making it difficult to find a car to buy. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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So, You Are Shopping For A Car At A Terrible Time. Here's What To Keep In Mind

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Nicole Wolter at work at her factory in Wauconda, Ill., which makes components for industrial machines. Wolter's company is straining to meet demand as her own suppliers struggle with short staffing. HM Manufacturing hide caption

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How A Single Missing Part Can Hold Up $5 Million Machines And Unleash Industrial Hell

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