Early 21st Century in the United States and North America
Increase in American Automobile Production
President Barack Obama passes the Tax Break Act of 2013, which gives tax cuts to American-based companies who bring their factories back to the United States. This act lowers unemployment from 7.9% to 6.1% by the end of September and increased the amount of finished goods being produced and made in the United States. Motor companies, such as General Motors and Ford, seeing a spike in the purchasing of American automobiles, and places the United States at the top of auto industry, starting a friendly rivalry between the five major auto companies: General Motors, Ford, Volkswagen, Toyota, and Hyundai.
Reforms and Texas Issue
Following the 2012 election, Senators John McCain (R - AZ), John Cornyn (R - TX), and Orin Hatch (R - UT), have proposed the Twenty-eight amendment, which disbands the electoral college process, and allows for the population to directly vote for a specific candidate of their choosing.