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Senate panel confirms Jack Lew’s treasury secretary nomination

Taylor Hiegel, Medill News Service

WASHINGTON — The Senate Finance Committee voted 19-5 Tuesday to approve President Barack Obama’s choice of Jack Lew today to be the next Treasury Secretary.

Lew’s nomination will move to the full Senate for a final confirmation vote which could come as soon as Wednesday, said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

read more at http://medillonthehill.net/2013/02/senate-panel-confirms-jack-lews-treasury-secretary-nomination/