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Treasury’s Lew: Congress needs to pass debt limit

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress needs to raise the debt limit and take away the “cloud of uncertainty” about the nation’s ability to pay its bills, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said in an interview broadcast Sunday. […]

07/28/2013

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew

Lew hopeful on reaching a budget breakthrough

WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says he is optimistic that President Barack Obama will be able to reach an agreement with Republicans in Congress to break a budget impasse that has triggered across-the-board government spending cuts.

03/15/2013

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew

Jacob Lew becomes nation’s 76th Treasury secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jacob Lew was sworn in Thursday as the nation’s 76th Treasury secretary, one day before across-the-board government spending cuts kick in that could hold back the U.S. economy.

02/28/2013

Jacob Lew's signature (AP Photo)

Obama jokes Lew’s loopy signature nearly cost him

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is joking that Jack Lew’s nomination as treasury secretary nearly fell through because of Lew’s loopy signature.

01/10/2013

Jacob Lew

Obama nominates Lew to lead Treasury

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated White House chief of staff Jack Lew to be secretary of the Treasury Thursday, declaring his complete trust in an aide with three decades of Washington experience.

01/10/2013

Obama and Lew

Lew’s selection as treasury chief puts emphasis on fiscal challenges, opens a new chapter

WASHINGTON (AP) – Obama is expected to nominate Jack Lew as early as Thursday, continuing to put a second-term imprint on his Cabinet by choosing yet another close ally for a key government post.

01/10/2013