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  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The Obama administration on Thursday said it would tap Treasury funds to bolster the construction of affordable rental housing and extend the life of a program aimed at helping struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure.

  • US rattles saber at Russia; G7 members get gun-shy Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Jacob Lew

    Jacob Lew is warning Russia that it could face tougher sanctions over Ukraine, but other powers are reluctant to go along.

  • Lew: Immigration reform critical to economic growth  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew provides perspective on a CBO study which looked at the economic benefits of immigration reform.

  • Sec. Lew: China needs to be more transparent  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman recaps his interview with Jack Lew where the Treasury Secretary had a strong economic message for the rest of the world, particularly China.

  • Jack Lew: 'Main Street' hasn't been made whole yet Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 9:52 AM ET
    Jack Lew, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC that the U.S. is leading the global economic recovery, despite still having "a lot of work to do."

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says immigration reform is "the right thing to do," in discussing the benefits of immigration reform on the U.S. economy.

  • China needs market-determined exchange rate: Lew  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:26 AM ET

    China needs to demonstrate that they are on the path of a market-determined exchange rate, says Treasury Secretary Jack Lew weighing in on what China needs to do to take its place on the world's economic stage.

  • Infrastructure keeps US competitive: Lew  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:25 AM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew explains why he thinks it's important for the Highway Bill to pass Congress.

  • Lew: Europe needs to boost demand  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew shares his thoughts on how Europe can assist its economic recovery. Investing in infrastructure stimulates demand, says Lew.

  • Lew: US leading global economic recovery  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:19 AM ET

    In a wide-ranging interview, CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about how the U.S. is sparking economic growth.

  • Treasury's Lew addresses G20 meeting  Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Oriel Morrison provides a preview of the G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors where global economic stability is on the agenda.

  • Treasury to take 'extraordinary measures'  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Jack Lew says the Treasury will extend into "extraordinary measures" to enable the government to continue paying bills.

  • Defusing the debt ceiling bomb  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Could the U.S. Treasury Department withhold tax refunds if a government default was near? Mark Patterson, Center for American Progress senior fellow, weighs in on the debt ceiling mess on Capitol Hill.

  • US bond prices rally on weak stocks, Chinese data Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    U.S. bonds were largely flat as traders sifted a batch of key corporate earnings and data to determine whether optimism was justified.

  • Lew: Dimon and I share ‘incredulity' on bitcoin Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Jack Lew at 2014 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Treasury Secretary Lew calls bitcoin a "phenomenon," but says the government needs to make sure it doesn't become a funding haven for criminals.

  • Bitcoin phenomenon needs more study: Lew  Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew comments on the "phenomenon" of bitcoin. "We have to make sure it doesn't become an avenue to funding illegal activities," Lew says.

  • Treasury and Congress at odds on debt limit timetable  Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Congress should act as soon as possible and make sure there are no more self-inflicted wounds, says U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, discussing why lawmakers need to act in a timely manner to increase the nation's debt limit so the government can pay its bills.

  • Lew letter urges raising debt limit  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports that Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has sent another letter to Congress to urge them to act quickly on raising the debt limit before the February 7th deadline.

  • Adam Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics president, discusses the challenges for the European Central Bank and growth prospects for the euro zone.

  • Lew flies in to Germany export storm Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:54 AM ET
    Cranes and containers in the port of Hamburg, Germany

    Germany's reliance on export-driven growth was a hot topic when U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew arrived in Berlin on Wednesday.