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...Schumacher is 75. TV personality Robin Leach is 73. Actor Ray Wise is 67. Actress Deborah Van Valkenburgh is 62. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is 59. Dancer-choreographer Mark Morris is 58. Country musician Dan Truman (Diamond Rio) is 58...
Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown

...CBS' "This Morning."Meanwhile, another financial showdown even more critical to the economy was looming. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told Congress that unless lawmakers act in time, he will run out of money to pay the nation's bills...
Anti-shutdown bill passes Senate; big fight still looms

...politically as the result of a pair of government closures in the winter of 1995-1996.In a further complication, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told Congress that the Treasury's ability to borrow funds will be exhausted on Oct. 17, and legislation...
Why you should care about latest govt budget fight

...nobody would get paid on time but everybody would wait in the same line, which would create its own problems.Treasury Secretary Jack Lew thinks the government will exhaust its borrowing authority no later than Oct. 17, with $30 billion left...
AK Air taxis seek uniformity on excise taxes

...Sen. Mark Begich, who has asked the U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for a meeting on the subject...Begich for help. Begich recently sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Geithner with a request for a meeting."These...
Alaska Senate race key for Dems

...parade of big-name politicians has visited Alaska to stump for Murkowski, including Vice President Dick Cheney and Treasury Secretary John Snow. "It's a seat that is going to be competitive. We know that Democrats are heavily targeting it...
This Day in History

...congressional act that also created the U.S. Marine Band. In 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton during a pistol duel in Weehawken, N.J. In 1864, Confederate forces led by General Jubal...
'Inside Job' a powerhouse

...Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan (who was ideologically opposed to regulation) and both Republican and Democratic Treasury secretaries including Donald T. Regan, Robert E. Rubin and Lawrence H. Summers made deregulation the way things were going...
Outside editorial sampler

...that is heavy on tax cuts, but would do little to shove the economy into a growth pattern. "Show business," Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill called it. ... The administration wants to push a $75 billion package that also is, at best...
This Day in History

...question-and-answer session in Kuwait about long deployments and a lack of armored vehicles and other equipment. Treasury Secretary John Snow accepted President Bush's offer to remain in the Cabinet. In the world In 1854, Pope Pius IX proclaimed...


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