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Geithner Confirmation

McCain Flipflops: Votes Against Geithner

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, the Senate confirmed former New York Federal Reserve president Timothy Geithner as the new Treasury Secretary with a vote of 60 to 34. Geit...

GOP Senator Kyl Won't Back Geithner

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Sen. Jon Kyl said on Thursday that he would not support Timothy Geithner for Treasury secretary because he was disappointed with his explan...

Jason Linkins

Turbo Tax Blamed For Geithner's Tax Payment Fail | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It looks as though the makers of Turbo Tax will have to rush out a "Geithner-proof" edition of their tax-pay software between now and April 15, 2009. ...

President Obama Fails his First Hard Choice

Jeffrey Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Klein

Obama is failing his first hard choice as President by pushing for Geithner despite his serial cheating on his taxes and his utter failure in his previous job as head of the New York Fed.

Geithner Confirmation Hearing Postponed To Next Wednesday

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama labeled the tax problems of his choice for Treasury chief an embarrassment Wednesday, but said Timothy...

Senate Likely To Grill Geithner On Bailout, Lehman Involvement

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank, Geithner has worked hand-in-glove with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Henry Pauls...