Political Headlines January 10, 2013: President Barack Obama Nominates ‘Low-Key’ Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Obama Elevates ‘Low-Key’ Jack Lew to Treasury Post

Source: ABC News Radio, 1-10-13

The White House(WASHINGTON) — Facing a brewing fight over the debt ceiling and spending cuts, President Obama on Thursday tapped his chief of staff Jack Lew to be the next Treasury Secretary, elevating a close confidante and trusted adviser to leading economic voice for the administration’s second term.

At a midday news conference, Obama praised Lew, 57, as a “low-key guy who prefers to surround himself with policy experts rather than television cameras” and hailed his reputation as “a master of policy who can work with members of both parties and forge principled compromises.”…READ MORE

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