Though nothing has been said officially, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury suggested in a memo that maybe it's time to get rid of the penny. 
Though nothing has been said officially, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury suggested in a memo that maybe it's time to get rid of the penny.  - 
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A coda to the news that Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is probably-sorta-kinda going to keep Alexander Hamilton on one side of the ten dollar bill and an as yet unnamed woman on the other side.

The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that in his original memo to the president outlining his now thankfully failed plan to get Hamilton off the ten, Lew also proposed doing away with the penny.

Amen, brother. 

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