Google was the first big tech company to claim it would place new labels on deceptive AI-generated political advertisements that could fake a candidate's voice or actions; some U.S. lawmakers are now calling on X, Facebook, and Instagram to explain why they aren’t doing the same. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Representative Yvette Clarke of New York have sent a letter to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and X CEO Linda Yaccarino expressing concern about the emergence of AI-generated political ads on their platforms.Visit

The Democratic Party approved the reordering of its 2024 presidential primary, changing the location of its first primary election from Iowa to South Carolina. The shift is meant to empower black and other minority voters who are critical to the Democratic base. The new plan, championed by President Joe Biden, would have South Carolina lead off with its primary on February 3rd, followed by New Hampshire and Nevada three days later. Advocating his support for the new primary schedule, party chairman Jaime Harrison said,