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  • Lew: Sanctions relief may be ‘proportionate’

    October 21, 2013 | 11:54 am

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew suggested that sanctions relief could come before Iran fully suspends its suspected nuclear weapons program — a tactic rejected by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

    Lew, speaking Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” said the United...

  • Senate approves Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary

    February 28, 2013 | 5:13 am

    With a strong bipartisan majority, the U.S. Senate confirmed Jack Lew, President Obama's nominee to be Treasury Secretary.

    Lew, formerly Obama's chief of staff, was confirmed late Wednesday in a 71-26 vote, with 20 Republicans voting for him.

    Lew, an observant Jew from New...