Obama Asks Kashkari to Stick Around

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If the interim assistant secretary of the Treasury for financial stability in the United States (IASTFUS) thought he was getting out of this gig in the new administration, he has another thing coming. "Timothy Geithner, President-elect Barack Obama's pick for Treasury Secretary, has asked Neel Kashkari and James Lambright to stay on for a short, but indefinite, period of time, people familiar with the matter said." [WSJ]