Lew is confirmed; Duncan gets schooled; and strange U.N. politics (read-this roundup)

February 28, 2013

Jack Lew was confirmed as the new Treasury Secretary. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Lew gets his due — Jack Lew is confirmed as Treasury Secretary. Along with the approval of Chuck Hagel as DefSec, maybe a little momentum for more Cabinet noms?

An ‘F’ for false — The Fact Checker schools Education Secretary Arne Duncan on his dubious claims about the effects of the sequester on schools.

Strange politics — A U.N. committee that’s “wacky” enough on its own now has Syrian leadership. A look

Home improvement? — The late Sen. Ted Kennedy’s former McLean home is going to be razed to make way for a “ mini Versailles” McMansion.

Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.
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