Geithner: I'm Not Going Anywhere

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner listens at a forum hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Brookings Institution, Monday, June 27, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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    Shooting down reports that he will leave his post after debt-ceiling talks are finished, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said today that he will remain "for the foreseeable future." Geithner said, "I live for this work...My son is going back to New York, and I'll be commuting." Rumors of Geithner's demise first circulated in the early months of Obama’s term, but Geithner has now survived all of his comrades. A veteran of the IMF, his close ties to the banking world have been seen as both an asset and a liability.

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