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Jack Lew

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  • Government paves way for multi-employer pension plan cuts

    The government is preparing to cut benefits over the next few years for hundreds of thousands of retirees covered by underfunded multi-employer private pension plans. The Obama administration announced on Wednesday that well-known mediator Kenneth...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ APNewsBreak: McDonald's to shrink in US, 1st time in decades The burger chain that put "supersize" into the American vernacular is slimming down: For the first time in more than 40 years, and perhaps ever, McDonald's says the number of U.S....
  • Tubman, Perkins or Roosevelt? Woman on $10 bill campaign begins

    WASHINGTON An abolitionist. The longest-serving first lady. The Labor secretary through the Great Depression. The founder of the Girl Scouts. These are some of the candidates to be the first woman on U.S. currency notes in more than a century. Treasury...
  • Woman's face on U.S. currency shouldn't be a politician's face

    Woman's face on U.S. currency shouldn't be a politician's face
    Whoever the woman is on the next $10 bill, here's who it shouldn't be: A politician. A Cabinet member. A first lady. Put a poet there. A scientist. A musician with a social cause. A social worker. A teacher. A suffragette. An abolitionist. But,...
  • US finds peeling back the Iran sanctions onion no easy task

    The Obama administration may have to backtrack on its promise that it will suspend only nuclear-related economic sanctions on Iran as part of an emerging nuclear agreement, officials and others involved in the process tell The Associated Press. The...
  • Senate clears White House-backed trade bill; House showdown looms

    Senate clears White House-backed trade bill; House showdown looms
    In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House. The vote was 62-37 to...
  • Md.'s Tubman wins ballot for place on $20 bill

    Md.'s Tubman wins ballot for place on $20 bill
    Voters have spoken, and Maryland's own Harriet Tubman,who led slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad, should replace President Andrew Jackson as the face of the $20 bill. The organization Women on 20s conducted the online campaign to get a woman'...
  • Obama, Senate GOP work together on trade bill

    The Obama administration and Senate Republicans worked in unusual harmony Tuesday to advance major trade legislation opposed by many rank-and-file Democrats, an expanding struggle already leaving a mark on the 2016 campaigns for the White House and...
  • Expected guests at Japan state dinner

    Below is a list of expected attendees at tonight’s Japan State Dinner, provided by the Office of the First Lady. The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan, and Mrs. Akie Abe Ms. Chitose Abe Ms. Miki...
  • Obama cites 'solemn' 100th anniversary of Armenian massacre, avoids 'genocide'

    Obama cites 'solemn' 100th anniversary of Armenian massacre, avoids 'genocide'
    President Obama marked the "solemn" anniversary of the 1915 massacre of more than 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, but stopped short Thursday of using the term genocide despite a 2008 pledge to do so as president. Obama ‎called the massacre...
  • Century later, Armenians haunted by Turkish massacres

    Century later, Armenians haunted by Turkish massacres
    Life had barely begun for Khosrov Frangyan when he knew the fear of being an Armenian in the Ottoman Empire. A century later, the memories still torment him. "Somebody told us that Turks will come and start killing us," said the 105-year-old,...