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Potential Geithner Departure Could Complicate Debt Ceiling Battle

NPR | Jan. 4, 2013 4:02 p.m.

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Robert Siegel

President Obama may go into the next round of fiscal battles without his long-time Treasury Secretary. Tim Geithner reportedly plans to step down in January, even as the Treasury Department is scrambling to avoid cracking the government’s debt ceiling. Robert Siegel talks with Scott Horsley about that and other personnel changes as the president prepares for his second term.


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