FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2013 file photo Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington to urge Congress to reopen the government and lift the ... more 
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2013 file photo Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington to urge Congress to reopen the government and lift the US borrowing cap. Lew said Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, that the fight over government spending pushed the country near the brink of default and the lesson has to be that it can't happen again. Lew says this latest battle was scarier than the 2011 budget fight because it got "so close to the edge." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By J. Scott Applewhite
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