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  • ** FILE ** This Feb. 15, 2011, file photo shows White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Treasury nominee Jack Lew accused of breaking Medicare law by Republicans

    Senate Republicans are sending a letter Monday to the White House budget office arguing that President Obama's nominee to be treasury secretary, Jacob "Jack" Lew, was complicit in breaking a Medicare budget law.


  • President Barack Obama steps off Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington as he returns from Baltimore, Md., Monday, Feb. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Despite promise to fix hole in budget, Obama fails to address huge deficits

    A year ago, President Obama left a gaping hole in his budget, but promised that his deficit commission would fix it. On Monday, he released his new budget and the hole remains, though this time he dropped the semblance of a fix and instead accepted that his budget shows deficits for the foreseeable future.


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Jacob Lew, nominee to be director of the Office of Management and Budget, "lacked sufficient concern for the host of economic challenges confronting the Gulf Coast," a Louisiana senator said in explaining why she would hold up his nomination.

    Lew defends $1M Citi bonus

    Jacob "Jack" Lew, President Obama's nominee to oversee the federal budget, is defending his nearly $1 million bonus from Citigroup last year even as his former employer took a massive taxpayer bailout.


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