Six facts you need to know about Jack Lew

His college adviser was Paul Wellstone, he bet against the housing market, John Boehner can't stand him, and more facts you should know about Jack Lew.

  • Ezra Klein and Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 9, 2013

Sorry, Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon probably wouldn’t make a great Treasury Secretary

Why CEOs often aren't the best fit to be Treasury Secretary.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 28, 2012

Will Erskine Bowles be our next Treasury Secretary?

One of Washington's favorite guessing games -- behind Mitt Romney's veepstakes, but way ahead of who will run the Commerce Department -- is who will replace Timothy Franz Geithner as Treasury Secretary. And as of today, I'm ready to name a frontrunner, at least if Barack Obama is reelected: Erskine Bowles.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 10, 2012