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Larry Summers

  1. Larry Summers and Stuart Weitzman Are Playing Ping-Pong in the Jewish OlympicsCompetitors in 43 sports from 80 countries have gathered in Tel Aviv for the Maccabiah Games.
  2. Frank Rich on the National Circus: America Is Soft on Domestic TerrorismMass shooters are the equivalent of homegrown suicide bombers.
  3. Was Larry Summers’s Fed Flop the End of America’s Most Powerful Economic Clique?The Rubinites stare into the abyss.
  4. How Larry Summers Paid for Obama’s SinsThe liberal revolt that won.
  5. Fear of a Female Fed ChiefThe only thing worse than rampant Obama inflation is rampant feminazi Obama inflation.
  6. The Fed Chairmanship Race Is a Bad Romantic ComedyPresident Obama has to choose between the charismatic jerk and the quiet hero.
  7. Why Left and Right Economics Can’t Just AgreeHere’s why you failed, Adam Davidson.
  8. White House Seeks to Undermine Suskind’s ‘Ineffectual Obama’ Book’Confidence Men,’ out Tuesday, reveals serious infighting in the White House.
  9. Obama’s Economic Quagmire: Frank Rich and Adam Moss Talk About What’s Really in Ron Suskind’s Revealing New Book About the White House’Confidence Men’ details how Tim Geithner, Larry Summers, and Rahm Emanuel burned the president in the first two years of his term.
  10. If You Owe More on Your House Than It’s Worth (and Live in Ireland), You May Be in LuckGovernment there plans to pay off some mortgage debt … should we do the same?
  11. The Winklevii Will Not Take Larry Summers Sitting DownLiterally, they hate it when he won’t get up.
  12. ‘Rarely Have I Encountered Such Swagger, and I Tried to Respond in Kind’Larry Summers on the Winkelvii.
  13. Larry Summers Heads to Bermuda to Hobnob With Hedge FundersObama’s recently departed economic aide isn’t wasting any time getting back into the swing of things.
  14. Volcker Steps Down As Obama Overhauls His Economic TeamThe president is also expected to name Larry Summers’s replacement.
  15. Larry Summers Charms Them on the Way OutNah, just kidding.
  16. Talk Box: Sorry, Dems, Obama’s Daily Show Stint Wasn’t About Helping YouSome TV pundits see the appearance as an early start to Team Obama’s 2012 campaign.
  17. Stewart and Obama: The Ambiguously Earnest DuoBarack Obama and Jon Stewart haggle over the meaning of “change you can believe in.”
  18. Funnies
    Will Bartley’s Larry Summers Burger Resurface?The Grey Lady is all over the culinary implications of Larry Summers’ return to Harvard.
  19. Who Should Replace Larry Summers?A CEO? Anyone except a CEO?
  20. Larry Summers Will Have Time to Catch Up on Sleep After the ElectionHe’ll step down after the midterm election.
  21. Larry Summers Explains the Auto Bailout With Crazy Vietnam AnalogiesA White House tell-all reveals that the people who run the country have big egos.
  22. Report: Top Obama Economic Adviser to Resign (Updated)Christina Romer “frustrated” with Larry Summers’s “direct line” to Obama.
  23. Newsweek Columnist Alter’s White House Book Details Obama on ‘Teabaggers,’ Rahm’s Rage, Summers’s Nickname’New York’ obtained an advance copy of ‘The Promise,’ a chronicle of Obama’s first year, which will be released in May.
  24. Larry Summers Takes Umbrage at Being Called a ‘Little Punk’ by John BoehnerFirst of all, he is not little! He is an economic adviser to the President of the United States!
  25. Obama Rips ‘Fat Cat Bankers’Some people on Wall Street still don’t get it.”
  26. Larry Summers Says the Recession is OverApparently “everyone agrees.”
  27. The Obama Administration Is Just Full of ‘Sons of Bitches’What? That’s how they talk.
  28. Treasury Secretary Was Aggressive With RegulatorsPassive aggressive.
  29. Geithner Loses ItThe Treasury secretary lets loose on FDIC head Sheila Bair and SEC head Mary Shapiro with an “expletive-riddled” rant.
  30. Treasury to Remain DepressedThey’re canceling their humor workshop because people made fun of them. That’s the spirit.
  31. The Treasury Department Needs Someone to Teach Them How to Laugh AgainOut of work? Able to make public debt hilarious? The Treasury has a job for you!
  32. Barney Frank: ‘There Is Only Obama’He is everywhere! He is all around you! In the Earth and the trees and the oxygen that you breathe!
  33. Underneath Lloyd Blankfein’s Veneer of Sarcasm Is a Heart of GlassThe Goldman Sachs CEO sasses because he hurts.
  34. Tim Geithner and Larry Summers Are Still Best FriendsGeithner keeps his mentor happy with a combination of Shamu techniques and sugar.
  35. So Who Made the Most of Last Night’s NBC White House Special?Let’s stack it up.
  36. Larry Summers Is Counting On Geithner to Nudge Him If There’s a HurricaneObama’s economic adviser is reserving his brain power for more important stuff.
  37. Katherine Heigl Has Gone Too FarThe ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star is asking for more money than Julia Roberts and Anne Hathaway on her new film.
  38. Five Things We Learned From the New Yorker Profile of Peter OrszagObama’s budget director reveals information about the inner workings of Obama’s brain trust.
  39. Larry Summers Falls Asleep, AgainBut it was at a meeting about credit cards. Can you blame him?
  40. Government Seeks to Make Banks Less Profitable As It Acquires Large Stake in ThemThe administration has a confusing new plan for the bailout funds.
  41. Larry Summers, ‘the Brangelina of Finance’We’ll buy it.
  42. Larry Summers, This Concerns YouLARRY! HEY!
  43. The Economic Team That Will Save America!We hope.
  44. Obama Introduces Cabinet, Discusses Focus on ‘Strong Main Street’A thriving middle class, the president-elect said, will be key to his economic recovery plan.
  45. Obama to Roll Out Economic Team and Plans TodayHe may keep the Bush tax cuts until 2010, he’ll probably expand his recovery plan, and he wants it all on day one.
  46. Larry Summers’s Baggage Weighed Against His ExpertiseShould past controversies matter in picking a Treasury Secretary?
  47. Treasury Secretary Hunt Pits Student Against MasterOld friends Larry Summers and Tim Geithner are both on Obama’s short list for Treasury Secretary.
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