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  • Obama nominates Jacob Lew to succeed Geithner at Treasury

    January 10, 2013 | 10:49 am

    President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated his chief of staff, Jack Lew, as the next Treasury secretary, praising him as a expert on the pressing national issues of spending cuts and deficit reduction.

    Lew will succeed Timothy Geithner and take the lead on difficult...

  • Will Republicans let Lew get to Treasury?

    January 10, 2013 | 9:29 am

    Jacob Lew, nominated Thursday morning by President Barack Obama for the post of secretary of the Treasury, helped Orthodox observance reach the highest precincts of governance. But can a man that Republicans say “can’t get to yes” be confirmed for the job?

    Obama nominated Lew,...

  • U.S. Treasury official on Iran sanctions: ‘We are intent on doing more.’

    June 4, 2012 | 2:45 pm

    A senior United States Treasury Department official said in Israel that more can be done to place financial pressure on Iran and the U.S. is “intent on doing more.”

    David Cohen, U.S. undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, told Israel Army Radio Monday that...

  • U.S. Treasury levels new sanctions against Iran

    March 28, 2012 | 3:01 pm

    The U.S. Treasury Department imposed additional sanctions against Iranian engineering firms linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, and individuals and companies linked to the Iranian state shipping line.

    “Treasury is sending a clear signal to the international community...

  • U.S. Treasury looking into Gov. Rendell fees from terror group

    March 13, 2012 | 10:22 am

    The U.S. Treasury Department is investigating speaking fees allegedly paid to former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on behalf of a State Department-designated terrorist organization.

    The Treasury Department is seeking to subpoena records of payments made by backers of the...

  • Dear Mr. Bloggish, send me some dough

    By The Web Guy

    September 26, 2008 | 4:27 am

    Dear Mr. Bloggish:

    I need to ask you to support an urgent secret business relationship with a transfer of funds of great magnitude.

    I am Ministry of the Treasury of the Republic of America. My country has had crisis that has caused the need for large transfer of funds of 800...