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Jacob Lew becomes nation's 76th Treasury secretary

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Jacob Lew was sworn in Thursday as the nation's 76th Treasury secretary, one day before across-the-board government spending cuts kick in that could hold back the U.S. economy. Vice President Joe Biden led the brief ceremony at the Oval Office, with Lew's wife and family and President Barack Obama looking on. After the ceremony, Lew walked to the Treasury Department and...