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United States President Barack Obama talks with Chief of Staff Jack Lew, centre, and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner as they walk on the Colonnade of the White House on January 10, 2013. The President later announced Lew as the his nominee to replace Geithner as Treasury Secretary.

The Treasury Secretary’s Misperceptions About Wealth

Like most Americans, Jack Lew doesn’t seem to realize just how bad our inequality problem really is.

December 19, 2014
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Lew Pushes Congress For Action On Corporate Offshore Tax ‘Inversions’

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is close to finishing an evaluation into executive action to make a recent rise in corporate offshore tax shifting “less economically appealing,” but the best way to limit the maneuver is with legislation, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said Monday. Lew said it was […]

September 8, 2014
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Lew: ‘Time Is Short’ For Congress To Raise Debt Limit

Washington (AFP) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Monday that the United States will exhaust its borrowing authority on Friday without action by Congress to lift the debt limit. “Time is short. Congress needs to act to extend the nation’s borrowing authority, and it needs to act now,” Lew said in to prepared remarks […]

February 3, 2014
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