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Jack Lew Confirmed As Treasury Secretary By Senate

2/28/2013 7:06 AM ET

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Jack Lew as President Barack Obama's new Treasury secretary. He was approved by a vote of 71-26. All 53 Democrats were on board. Lew will be challenged with negotiations to the end the debt ceiling crisis and reach a deal to prevent sequestration cuts.

by RTT Staff Writer

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