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New White House chief of staff is former Carleton College student

At Carleton, Jack Lew forged an important relationship with his faculty adviser, who suggested he head to Washington and look for a political job. That path east would later be followed by the adviser himself, Paul Wellstone.
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At Carleton, Jack Lew forged an important relationship with his faculty adviser, who suggested he head to Washington and look for a political job. That path east would later be followed by the adviser himself, Paul Wellstone.

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