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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...

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...

President Obama Asks Tim Geithner To Remain U.S. Treasury Secretary

Posted 10.04.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has asked Timothy Geithner to stay on as U.S. Treasury Secretary and a decision is expected soon, officials said T...

Sam Stein

Experts Criticize Obama For Lack Of Focus On Regulation And Community Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite signs of improvement in the U.S. economy, some economic experts, and even officials associated with the recovery effort, have begun to worry a...

Sam Stein

McCain Economic Adviser: Let Insolvent Banks Fail

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain's chief economist during the campaign is sounding a tune on the financial crisis that endears him to some of the progressives he once...

Obama Team To Prioritize Credit Flow In Use Of TARP Funds

Financial Times | Krishna Guha and Francesco Guerrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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Sam Stein

Geithner's Tax Error A Common One, Expert Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

News broke late Tuesday afternoon that Treasury Secretary nominee Timothy Geithner had for several years employed a housekeeper without proper immigra...

Rumble At Treasury: Geithner Seeks To Push FDIC Chair Out After Clashes

Bloomberg News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Timothy Geithner, President-elect Barack Obama's choice for U.S. Treasury Secretary, is seeking to push Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Sheil...

Obama Keeps His Distance From Decision On How To Spend Rest Of Bailout

Wall Street Journal | JONATHAN WEISMAN and DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO - Barack Obama decried the state of the economy Wednesday for the fifth time in 10 days. But the president-elect and his team are resisting ov...

Treasury Struggling To Hire Enough Staff To Handle $700B Rescue Plan

Wall Street Journal | MICHAEL R. CRITTENDEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - President-elect Barack Obama has made his most important Treasury Department personnel choice, but Timothy Geithner has big personnel cha...

Obama To Have Say In Bush's Bailout Staff Picks

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There may be just one president at a time, but when it comes to the $700 billion bailout package, Barack Obama's team is getting a toe in the door. T...