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  • Will Republicans let Lew get to Treasury?

    Jacob Lew is an Orthodox Jew who has reached the highest levels of government as President Obama’s chief of staff. Will Republicans who resent how he handled budget negotiations block his path to Treasury secretary? More ▸

  • Stuart Levey: The man trying to make anti-Iran sanctions work

    Stuart Levey was given a big stick when the Bush administration made him the first under secretary of the Treasury for terrorism and financial intelligence. But the stick only started to hurt its targets — terrorist groups and rogue nations — when he figured out how to soft-talk nations and private businesses into going along. More ▸