Jack Lew http://wamc.org en Obama Taps Top Aide Lew For Treasury http://wamc.org/post/obama-taps-top-aide-lew-treasury Saying he "cannot think of a better person" to take the job, President Obama this afternoon formally announced he is nominating Jacob "Jack" Lew, his chief of staff, to be the next Treasury secretary.<p>Word of Obama's decision to tap Lew, who previously served as budget director in the Obama and Clinton administration, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/01/09/168953114/reports-obama-has-settled-on-jack-lew-his-chief-of-staff-for-treasury" target="_blank">broke Wednesday</a>.<p>"Jack has my complete trust," Obama said.<p>Of Geithner, the president said, "when the history books a Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:14:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 55474 at http://wamc.org Obama Taps Top Aide Lew For Treasury Signature? Doodle? Check How A Treasury Secretary Lew Might Sign Your Dollars http://wamc.org/post/signature-doodle-check-how-treasury-secretary-lew-might-sign-your-dollars Treasury secretaries get to see their signatures on the nation's currency.<p>With word that <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/01/09/168953114/reports-obama-has-settled-on-jack-lew-his-chief-of-staff-for-treasury" target="_blank">President Obama wants to nominate his chief of staff, Jacob "Jack" Lew,"</a> to that post, lots of sites are taking a look at his rather unique signature.<p>-- "A Slinky that has lost its spring." (<a href="http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/01/jack-lews-terrible-signature-may-grace-bills.html" target="_blank"><em>New York</em> magazine</a>)<p>-- Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:47:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 55393 at http://wamc.org Signature? Doodle? Check How A Treasury Secretary Lew Might Sign Your Dollars