Timothy Geithner

Signs of a way forward on Chen Guangcheng diplomatic crisis

Chen Guangcheng may be coming to the United States after all. The State Department announced Friday morning that a U.S. university had offered him a fellowship and Chinese officials said he could apply for study abroad, like thousands of Chinese do every year. It's the latest development in a tumultuous diplomatic negotiation between the two countries.

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Don't Tread On Me: Washington Turf Wars

Financial regulators are protesting to Congress Treasury Secretary Geithner's proposal to create a new agency to regulate credit cards, mortgages, and consumer debt. The New York Times' Stephen Labaton joins The Takeaway with a report on this battle.