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Queens native Jack Lew confirmed as treasury secretary
Queens native Jack Lew confirmed as treasury secretary
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 2/28/2013 at 10:45AM

Jack Lew, who President Obama nominated for treasury secretary in January, was confirmed for the position by the Senate in a 71-26 vote Wednesday. A Queen native and Forest Hills High School graduate, Lew served as the president’s chief of staff for the last year and previously was the director of the Office of Management [...]

Obama names Queens native Jack Lew as treasury secretary
Obama names Queens native Jack Lew as treasury secretary
Central Cristabelle Tumola 1/10/2013 at 3:39PM

Queens is coming to the cabinet. President Obama officially nominated his chief of staff, Queens native Jacob “Jack” Lew, for secretary of the treasury Thursday. “As a kid growing up in Queens, I had dreams of making a difference in the world,” said Lew at the nomination announcement. The 57–year-old, who resided on Yellowstone Boulevard [...]