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Tim Geithner’s job as treasury secretary is safe—for now. Plus, how the snow hurts jobs

By Renegade   March 2010

Thanks to freedom of information, we know all about Sarah Palin’s tanning habit

In January, when Obama hailed the bank reform plan of the octogenarian Paul Volcker, the conventional wisdom swiftly decided that Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner was toast. In an administration whose attention to podium placing is reminiscent of the old Soviet Politburo, Geithner’s demotion to the side of the stage as Obama announced “the Volcker plan” was seen as the prelude to the exit. But not long after Geithner was embraced by his president as Obama walked to the podium to deliver the state of the union address.…

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