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Former Obama aide: Working for Summers was 'stimulating, enjoyable'
Former Obama aide: Working for Summers was 'stimulating, enjoyable'

WASHINGTON -- Critics of Lawrence H. Summers, one of the leading candidates to be the next Federal Reserve chairman, point to his reputation for being difficult to work with.  But a former Obama administration economic aide who worked for Summers at the White House said he enjoyed the experience. Steven Rattner, a former investment banker who headed President Obama's auto task force in 2009, said in a New York Times opinion article Monday that although he had known Summers for years, he wasn't sure what it would be like to work with him. "Larry’s vivid and sometimes strong personality has been well chronicled. Even as a friend, I approached the prospect of...

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