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Topic - Jacob Lew
The swirling lines from Linden Bateman's pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew refused to tell Congress on Thursday how he would prioritize spending obligations in the event the Treasury Department hits the $16.7 trillion debt limit, saying that he doesn't know what the legal framework would be for making those decisions.
House Republicans gave ground Thursday in the debt ceiling fight by offering to raise the nation’s borrowing limit for six weeks, and the White House said President Obama might sign such a measure to avoid default.
The debt-ceiling struggle is soon to envelop Capitol Hill, again
House Republicans on Friday accused Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew of obstructing their investigation into the IRS's targeting of tea party and conservative groups, and issued subpoenas for more agency documents.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is undergoing penmanship training to correct his loopy signature — the one that more resembles a pre-kindergarten creation than adult script. And just in time.
Even though the White House Cabinet turnstile seems to be spinning out of control in recent weeks with first-term secretaries bolting for the private sector and fresh faces coming in rapidly, President Obama is still weeks behind in putting together his second-term team compared with the pace set by the previous two presidents.
President Obama's decision to name Jack Lew, his chief of staff and former budget director, to be his Treasury secretary sent a depressing signal that the economy and jobs won't be his highest priority in a second term.
President Obama will announce Thursday afternoon his nomination of White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to serve as Treasury secretary, a White House official confirmed.
CNN reports that President Obama's existing campaign will be "reconfigured" into a super PAC to bolster White House policy goals, staffed by campaign manager Jim Messina and campaign insiders Stephanie Cutter and Jennifer O'Malley Dillon.
President Obama officially nominated White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew on Thursday to replace departing Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, calling his key aide a man of great integrity who has his "complete trust."
Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis announced Wednesday that she will leave the administration — a surprise resignation that adds to what is turning into a major shake-up among President Obama's team.
The top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee will lead a charge to try to block White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew's prospective nomination to become Treasury secretary.
Jack Lew, President Obama's presumed choice to lead the Treasury Department, has close ties to Wall Street, receiving more than $900,000 in bonus cash from a division of Citigroup Inc. just as the company was getting bailed out by U.S. taxpayers.
A top White House adviser received clear notice that solar panel maker Solyndra Inc. faced a "severe liquidity crisis" even before a controversial restructuring allowing investors to recoup money from the now-bankrupt company before taxpayers, documents released Thursday show.
Lew said on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, during a pre-taped interview that the fight over government spending pushed the country near the brink of default and the lesson has to be that it can't happen again.
Lew said Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, that the fight over government spending pushed the country near the brink of default and the lesson has to be that it can't happen again.