Senate Committee Gives Lew The Green Light

13375_220px-jacob_lew Senate Committee Gives Lew The Green Light The Senate Finance Committee has approved the nomination of White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to become the next Treasury Secretary.

TheHill.com reports that Lew received a 19-5 vote, with five Republicans voting against him. His nomination will head to the full Senate for confirmation.

If confirmed, Lew will replace Timothy Geithner, who left the Treasury last month.

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