Timothy Geithner

President Barack Obama delivers a statement late January 1, 2013 at the White House in Washington DC.     (Photo credit: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Fiscal Cliff Averted, But Critical Issues Still Remain

After months of debating and back room deals, Congress passed a bill late Tuesday night which will keep the country from falling off the fiscal cliff.


President Barack Obama delivers remarks about extending tax cuts for middle class people during an event in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building November 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Takes Fiscal Plan To The Public In Effort To Pressure GOP

President Barack Obama is taking his case for avoiding a potentially unsettling “fiscal cliff” to the public on Friday, employing campaign-style tactics in hopes of mobilizing support.


Former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine (credit: Spencer Platt/GettyImages)

Reports: Corzine Being Eyed As Possible Replacement For Geithner

Former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine is reportedly being considered as a possible replacement for Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner if Geithner leaves before the end of Obama’s first term.


Former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Pool/Getty Images)

Ex-IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn Released From Rikers Island Jail

Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from Rikers Island Friday, trading his prison cell for house arrest at his apartment on 71 Broadway in Lower Manhattan.


Dominique Strauss-Kahn appears in court for a bail hearing in his sexual assault case (credit: Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Granted $1 Million Bail In Alleged Assault On Hotel Maid

After just one more night at Rikers Island, Strauss-Kahn will be put under house arrest in a posh Manhattan apartment being rented by his wife.


Former IMF Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Emmanuel Dunand-Pool/Getty Images)

Strauss-Kahn To Resign IMF Post, May Get $1 Million Bail

The head of the International Monetary Fund has court hearing scheduled Thursday morning. He could post $1 million bail and subject himself to electronic monitoring while remaining in New York City.