Secretary Lew Testifies To Senate Finance Committee On Debt Limit


Jacob 'Jack' Lew, U.S. treasury secretary, center, testifies before... News PhotoCapitol Hill,Chairperson,Chuck Grassley,Congress,Court Hearing,Debt Ceiling,Democratic Party - USA,Finance,Government,Horizontal,Iowa,Jack Lew,Law,Max Baucus,Montana,North America,Organized Group,Orrin G. Hatch,Politics,Republican Party,Ron Wyden,Senate Finance Committee,Testimony,The Americas,Treasury,USA,United States Senate,Utah,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergJacob 'Jack' Lew, U.S. treasury secretary, center, testifies before Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, from left, Senator Max Baucus, a Democrat from Montana and chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Orrin Hatch, a Republican from Utah, in Washington, and Senator Charles Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, during a Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Oct.10, 2013. Lew warned that the congressional deadlock over the U.S. debt ceiling is 'beginning to stress the financial markets,' and failing to raise it by Oct. 17 could put Social Security and Medicare payments at risk. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images