The Next Treasury Secretary Could, Fingers Crossed, Totally Be a Woman

Could the next Treasury Secretary be a woman? Since soothsaying has largely fallen out of fashion since Nate Silver's arithmetic renaissance, it's impossible to know for sure if President Obama will opt to go against the grain of the Wall Street boys' club and appoint one of the many qualified female candidates to… » 11/25/12 12:30pm 11/25/12 12:30pm

Carole Geithner’s YA Novel Sounds Like Harry Potter, Minus All the…

What was your favorite part of the Harry Potter saga? Was it the delightfully rich and textured universe of mythical creatures author J.K. Rowling created? Maybe, though, you don't go for the frivolous stuff, and your favorite moments came in the early books, when Harry was living under the stairs at his aunt and… » 5/28/12 11:00am 5/28/12 11:00am

Speculative Cabinetry Redux: Clinton, Geithner and Richardson To Come…

  • The word is, again, that Hillary Clinton has been offered and will accept the Secretary of State job. It might not happen until after Thanksgiving, officially, though, because Obama announced he's rolling out the economic team first on Monday. [NY Times]
  • Some people are a little concerned about who else she might…
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