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.

By Ezra Klein and Dylan Matthews January 9, 2013

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.

By Ezra Klein August 10, 2012