(Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday said the Obama administration was suspending investments in the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund, a government employee pension fund, to help the nation keep paying its bills now that a temporary suspension of the cap on the government's Full story
In an exclusive interview with CNBC's Steve Liesman, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says the government will be able to keep operating longer than expected after hitting its debt limit, but he urges Congress to act quickly on it anyway.
LONDON (Reuters) - The United States must not delay raising its debt ceiling as ensuing uncertainty would hurt both the U.S. and the global economy, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said in an interview on CNBC television on Friday. Full story
(Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Tuesday that he does not know of anyone in Congress who wants to have a "showdown" over the nation's debt limit. Full story
The Up with Steve Kornacki panelists look at austerity in Europe and why austerity drives the political conversation despite the economy’s demand.
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Center for American Progress’ Neera Tanden, The Los Angeles Times’ and Chicago Tribune’s Matea Gold, and Washington Editor for the National Review and CNBC contributor Robert Costa join The Daily Rundown to talk about the debt limit talks.
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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: (L-R) Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) participate in a news conference on the debt ceiling, on January 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Senate Democrats discussed the House's scheduled vote on suspen
Senator Robert Corker (R-TN) speaks to the media before voting on a bill allowing a rise in the debt ceiling on Capitol Hill in Washington in this file photo taken August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts