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Mike Allen Has Some Fact-Free Smarm-Thoughts For Wesley Lowery
Politico's Chief White House correspondent Mike Allen introduces former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner during the Politico Playbook Lunch at The Hamilton May 19, 2014 in Washington, D.C. In today's Politico Playbook -- presented by Chevron, Chevron is awesome, please let us know, Chevron, if there's any pending legislation we can help you ... (more)
S&P demands unredacted versions of documents in U.S. fraud lawsuit
Standard and Poor's on Tuesday filed a motion demanding the United States and former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner produce unredacted versions of documents relating to the ratings agency's claim that the United States sued it in retaliation for downgrading government debt.
Coming Up: Tim Geithner at LMCEE- Sept. 15
The Center for Continuing Education in Mamaroneck will offer 140 classes this Fall, and will host a fundraiser on September 15 featuring Larchmont's former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.
Wall Street Didn't Win. Financial Reform Is Working.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner discusses his new book 'Stress Test, Reflections on Financial Crises' during the Politico Playbook Lunch at The Hamilton May 19, 2014 in Washington, D.C. For some critics, it's an article of faith that the Obama Administration's financial reforms were a sham, that the Too-Big-To-Fail banks that ... (more)
Another example of a president invoking 'economic patriotism'from 1951
Recently, President Obama and Secretary of the Treasury Lew have been pushing back against and seeking legislation to prevent corporations from merging with companies overseas to shield themselves from U.S. tax rates , or leave America altogether, calling for a new sense of "economic patriotism" from business.
Bernie Sanders has yet to speak publicly against Export-Import Bank in 2014
Despite authoring a 2002 article denouncing the Export-Import Bank, Senator Sanders has yet to speak publicly about it in 2014 As one of the most progressive members of Congress, you have continually served as an inspiration to progressive-minded people by standing up to anti-progressive forces regardless of whether they come from the Republicans ... (more)
Geithner defends US stimulus exit
Former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defended the Federal Reserve's withdrawal of its unprecedented stimulus programme in an Australian newspaper interview Thursday, saying what was good for the American economy would also support other countries.