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Obama Jack Lew

Lew Set To Start New Gig As Crisis Looms

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jacob Lew is scheduled to be sworn in Thursday as Treasury secretary and will have to hit the ground running. He is taking over the job...

The Inconvenient Truth About Jack Lew

Robert Scheer | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

I suppose that he can't be much worse than Timothy Geithner, but that should be scant cause for cheer over the news that the president has nominated Jack Lew as Treasury secretary.

Obama Mocks Jack Lew's Sloppy Signature

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama nominated Jack Lew to replace outgoing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Thursday, making sure to get in a friendly jab at...

Obama Nominates Jack Lew For Treasury Secretary

Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama has nominated White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary. Lew, a leading federal budget expert, will replace...

Jacob Lew: Another Brick in the Wall Street on the Potomac

William K. Black | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
William K. Black

Obama likes to surround himself with failures. Geithner set the pattern. He was supposed to be the principal regulator of most of the largest U.S. bank holding companies. He was an abject failure. Lew has gone from failure to failure. He was one of the architects of both of the Clinton administration's disastrous statutory deregulatory actions that helped produce the epidemic of accounting control fraud that drove the Great Recession. Emanuel and Daley were failures as directors of Fannie and Freddie. Obama has put failed anti-regulators in positions where they can best undermine the reregulatory effort that is essential to reduce the risk and harm of future crises.

Lew To Reportedly Be Nominated For Treasury Secretary

Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama will nominate White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to be Treasury Secretary, Bloomberg reports. Outgoing Treasury Secretary T...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Chief Of Staff Resigning

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a significant shakeup at the White House, President Barack Obama announced Monday that William Daley is resigning as his chief of sta...