Tesla Motors (TSLA +0.1%) doesn't show any ill effect of getting mentioned in a negative light...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 10:52 AM ETTesla Motors (TSLA +0.1%) doesn't show any ill effect of getting mentioned in a negative light at the final debate between President Obama and Governor Romney. The automaker took in $465M in interest-bearing loans from DOE in 2009 under a program originally created by the Bush administration, but the candidates differ dramatically on the involvement of the government with a private company such as Tesla. The big picture: A maturing Tesla is likely could be unaffected by the election if its business model is truly viable. (debate transcript)
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