Former President Abraham Lincoln's signature is seen during a press preview at the National Archives on March 18, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

National Archives Exhibit Examines Famous Signatures

Curators at the National Archives have culled their collection in search of some of the great signatures of history.


President Barack Obama joked in January when he nominated Lew for the Treasury post that he had never noticed before how illegible Lew's signature was. Lew served as Obama's chief of staff and also as director of the Office of Management and Budget before taking the Treasury job. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President Obama Jokes That Treasury Secretary’s Signature Is Illegible On US Currency

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew’s loopy signature is showing signs of improvement as he gets ready to affix his “Jacob Lew” to the nation’s currency.