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U.S. Economic Outlook and the IMF Managing Director Appointment

Peter Doyle | Posted 01.22.2016 | World
Peter Doyle

With the U.S. Congress having just authorized funds to double the U.S. equity contribution to the IMF, one might expect that an American should be given a fair chance to get this key job. But, as things stand, no Americans need apply.

Hamilton: A Life Fit for the Stage

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics
Steve H. Hanke

The popularity surrounding Hamilton the man and Hamilton the musical does not come at an auspicious time for one of America's heroes.

Zach Carter

Why Obama Is Leaving Greece To Fend For Itself Against Germany

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is effectively sitting out the contentious talks over the festering economic crisis in Greece, despite increasi...

Lew: Default Could Cause 'Irrevocable Damage'

Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Congress Thursday of "irrevocable damage" that an un...

Lew Confirmed By Senate

Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary. President Barack Obama nominated the former White House Chief of Staff for the positi...

Zach Carter

Top Progressive Economist Defends Jack Lew As Treasury Pick

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Only a few senators have publicly announced opposition to Jack Lew's nomination for Treasury secretary, and the staunchest resistance ha...

Treasury Pick Faces Big Problems

Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Jack Lew, President Barack Obama's nominee for treasury secretary, is a premier federal budget...

Obama's New Pick Won Praise From Top Republicans

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced Monday that Jacob "Jack" Lew is replacing Bill Daley as White House Chief of Staff. As the White House's budget di...