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President Obama Remarks on ISIS, Orlando Terror Attack
The president used a portion of his speech to sharply criticize Donald Trump's views on Muslims.
Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Help Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
Lawmakers have introduced legislation to help Puerto Rico alleviate its massive debt crisis -- including allowing employers to pay less than the minimum wage during a specific time period. U.S. Treasury secretary Jack Lew said he was "disappointed" that the measure didn't include some of the Obama
Possible Rendering of Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill Reviewed by Treasury Secretary
One day after announcing plans for the new $20, $10 and $5 bills, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was pictured meeting with designers, engravers, printers and security experts at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Secretary Lew thanks designers for their hard work during a visit Thursday to the
The 11-Year-Old Who May Be Behind Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill
Jack Lew about Harriet Tubman's selection after she wrote a letter asking for women to be added to U.S. currency.
11-Year-Old Girl May Be the Reason Harriet Tubman Was Chosen for $20 Bill
An 11-year-old Massachusetts girl may have been the driving force behind the Treasury Department's move to put a woman on the $20 bill. Sofia wrote a letter to President Obama two years ago asking why there were not any women represented on U.S. paper currency, her mother Kim told ABC News today.
Tennessee Senator Fears $20 Harriet Tubman Bill Diminishes Andrew Jackson
Sen. Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn., isn't happy that a Tennessee native, former President Andrew Jackson, is being displaced on the front of the $20 bill. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced Wednesday that freed-slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman will replace Jackson on the front of the $20
Here's How People Reacted to the New $20 Bill
You will soon be seeing a new face on your paper money. Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill, a Treasury Department spokesman said today. The redesign follows an initiative to redesign the $10 bill, which will keep Alexander Hamilton on the front, but have new
Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on the Face of the $20 Bill
African-American civil rights activist and abolitionist Harriet Tubman will become the new face of the $20 bill, replacing former President Andrew Jackson, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced today, while Alexander Hamilton will remain on the $10 bill. The changes are part of an effort by
Treasury Sec. Jack Lew Reveals Why He Chose Harriet Tubman for the $20 Bill
ABC News' Mary Bruce sat down with the Treasury secretary for the inside story on the new design.