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Should grandma still get her checks in the mail? The paper lobby thinks so.

The printing and paper industry is trying to make sure you always get your government in hard copy.

Here’s how fast Fannie and Freddie are paying back the Treasury

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were never supposed to be profitable. And yet, they're set to generate surpluses.

Lew confirmation hearing for Treasury features tough questions but few fireworks

Here's the latest from Treasury nominee Jack Lew's confirmation hearing.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Feb 13, 2013

Five questions for Treasury nominee Jack Lew

Obama's nominee for Treasury is a blank slate on some key areas he'll be responsible. Here's how the Senate Finance Committee can fill in those blanks.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Feb 13, 2013

Five questions the Senate should ask Jack Lew about Citigroup

Hey, members of the Senate Finance Committee. Here are some questions for Jack Lew about his time at Treasury.

EXCLUSIVE: Geithner’s private farewell to Obama and Treasury staff

Here's what Tim Geithner told the president and his colleagues at a closed-door goodbye ceremony.

The Jack Lew signature generator

Ever wished Jack Lew would sign your name? Well, here's the next best thing.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 10, 2013

Tim Geithner is one of the most important Treasury secretaries in history

The outgoing Treasury secretary averted a depression, reformed the financial system and helped save Europe.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jan 10, 2013

The $48 billion TARP puzzle

Neil Barofsky's new book on his experience as the government watchdog for the bank bailouts of late 2008 is getting a fair bit of press both for its accusations that the White House did too much to protect its political allies in the financial sector and too little to help everyday homeowners. But another accusation is getting much less attention: he thinks the Treasury Department doesn't know how to count.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 27, 2012
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