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The Story Of Obama's Brush With Political Disaster

Obama Disaster

First Posted: 02/10/2012 8:58 am Updated: 02/10/2012 8:58 am

The New Republic:

Shortly after four o'clock on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 13, 2011, U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner walked down the hallway near his office toward a large conference room facing the building’s interior. He was accompanied by a retinue of counselors and aides. When they arrived in the room -- known around Treasury simply as "the large" -- four people were seated at a long walnut table on the side near the door. Geithner and his entourage greeted them, then walked around to the far side and took their seats.

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