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Jack Lew Confirmed As Treasury Secretary: Democrats Gave Him A Pass

Feb 28, 2013 | Updated Mar 01, 2013

While Washington was obsessing Wednesday over whether or not the oh-so-intimidating Gene Sperling had threatened Bob Woodward over his deeply misguided take on the budget sequester, another veteran Democratic number-cruncher skated by: The Senate confirmed Jack Lew to be secretary of the Treasury, by a vote of 71 to 26.

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