Kudos to the Treasury Department which has announced that Harriet Tubman's face will grace the front of the redesigned $20 bill, making her the first woman in more than a century and first African American ever to be represented on the face of an American paper note.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has asked the American people for feedback on what he calls "a new family of bills." I'm teaming up with Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) to urge the Secretary to embrace this plan: Create a $25 bill. Put Eleanor Roosevelt on it.
Instead of cooperating with other governments to end the suicidal race to the bottom or imposing other taxes and penalties on the tax evaders, the administration is demanding that the EU cease cracking down on tax evasion scams by U.S. corporations.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew offered a gentler approach to China's proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Tuesday, saying "the U.S. stands ready to welcome new additions to the international development architecture."
So it looks like Jacob "Jack" Lew is indeed going to be President Obama's next Treasury Secretary, NBC's John Harwood reported on Wednesday. The first question everybody wants answered about him is, naturally, what is the deal with his crazy handwriting?
A recent White House memo giving chief information officers at federal agencies greater responsibilities to reduce wasteful technology spending presents the latest example of the how too often in government, responsibility and authority don't always go hand in hand.
Charles Krauthammer wants you to know two things: There's no "lockbox" for Social Security and there's no such thing as a free lunch. He's wrong about Social Security, but first things first: Let's do lunch.