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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...

Jack Lew Faces Questions Over NYU Bonus Ahead Of Treasury Secretary Confirmation

The Huffington Post | Eleazar David Meléndez | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business

The day before a crucial Senate vote to confirm the nation’s next Treasury secretary, Obama nominee Jack Lew is facing questions about certain unusu...

GOP Senator Miffed Over Obama Pick

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A top Republican senator on Wednesday said he was unsatisfied with U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew's respons...

Obama Treasury Pick Courts Senate Republicans

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

By Rachelle Younglai and Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Senate Republicans on Wednesday offered encouraging words abou...

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...

Geithner: Obama, Top Democratics

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner retains the confidence of President Barack Obama as he faces questions about why the Federa...

Chris Dodd: Treasury Secretary Geithner's Replacement?

Daniel Indiviglio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Roll Call speculates that Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CT) may not be retiring after all -- he may trade his office in the Senate's Russell Building for o...

Nate Silver: Give Geithner A Break

FiveThirtyEight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I don't think he did well yesterday. I don't know that he's the right guy for the job. But what I do know is the following: 1. Nobody, absolutely nob...

Jason Linkins

Timothy Geithner Enveloped In Controversy, Why Not?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Most Efficient Cabinet Selection Process in Modern History could be poised to get scandaltastic, with the nomination of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner hitting a snag over some spicy housekeeper stuff!

Obama's Treasury Secretary A Cursing, Skateboarding "Hipster-Wonk"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Economist profiles Barack Obama's Treasury Secretary pick, who they approvingly describe as a "seasoned crisis manager": Mr Geithner looks a lot...

AP: Obama Treasury Pick Geithner Could Calm Markets

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Why aren't the government bailouts working? The presidential transition may be adding to the uncertainty roiling the financial mar...

Summers May Be Off Treasury Secretary Short List

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Intense backlash from women's groups may have pushed former Clinton Treasury Secretary Larry Summers off the short-list to lead Treasury for President...

Will Obama's First Term Really Just be a Hybrid of Clinton III and GW Bush III?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

There is a strong chance that Lawrence Summers is going to be returned to the post of Secretary of the Treasury. Larry will have to prove to us that he is different and not the harbinger of Clinton Term III.

Larry Summers: Why He Shouldn't Be Treasury Secretary

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Josh Marshall gives a few reasons why Larry Summers should not be Barack Obama's Treasury Secretary: Just at the level of optics, since the economy ...

Obama Under Pressure To Pick Treasury Secretary Quickly (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President-elect Barack Obama may feel some pressure to pick a new Treasury Secretary very quickly. BloggingStocks suggest that if the Obama picks a Tr...

Sam Stein

Obama Cabinet Predictions: Who Could Get Picked?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATED on November 5 at 8:00 p.m. Even before Barack Obama's historic victory, Washington was abuzz over what a Democratic White House might resembl...