Treasury: Jack Lew Is Resting Comfortably After Outpatient SurgerySecretary Jack Lew underwent surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate.
Gov't Shutdown Enters 2nd Week, No End In Sight The government shutdown entered its second week with no end in sight and ominous signs that the United States was closer to the first default in the nation's history as Speaker John Boehner ruled out any measure to boost borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.
Treasury Secretary: Raise Debt Limit, Remove 'Cloud Of Uncertainty'Congress needs to raise the debt limit and take away the "cloud of uncertainty" about the nation's ability to pay its bills, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said in an interview broadcast Sunday.
Lew: 'No Evidence Of Anyone In A Political Position' Targeted Tea Party
Dem Women Raising Concerns 'Big Three Jobs' In Obama Cabinet Will Be Taken By White MenThe composition of President Barack Obama's second term Cabinet became clearer Wednesday, with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigning and three other members of the president's team deciding to stay on amid concerns about diversity in Obama's inner circle.
Obama Expected to Appoint Jack Lew as Next Treasury SecretaryWhite House chief of staff Jack Lew is President Barack Obama's expected pick to lead the Treasury Department, with an announcement possible before the end of the week.
GSA Head Martha Johnson Resigns After Reports Of Lavish SpendingMartha Johnson, head of the Genersal Services Administration, resigned following reports of lavish spending at a Nevada training conference in the fall of 2010.