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Topic - Jacob Lew
Western powers on Sunday prepared a tough response to Russia's military advance into Ukraine and warned that Moscow could face economic penalties, diplomatic isolation and bolstered allied defenses in Europe unless it retreats.
Maine Sen. Angus King is urging federal officials to streamline the reporting requirements for businesses under the federal health care law.
House Republican leaders Monday unveiled a plan to reverse a recently passed cut to military pensions as the price for increasing the government's borrowing cap, but it received a rocky reception from skeptical conservatives.
President Barack Obama is promoting his newly unveiled plans to boost wages for some workers and help Americans save for retirement - no action from Congress necessary.
Declaring that hard work should pay off for every American, President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed an order to create starter retirement accounts that could be opened with as little as $25 but acknowledged there's a limit to the help he can give low-wage workers without congressional action.
The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on its bailout of General Motors, but still says the alternative would have been much worse.
The swirling lines from Linden Bateman's pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.
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.
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.
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.