Congress News Pop: Lew Says Stubborn Congress Risks Repeating U.S. Fiscal Wounds

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Congress News Pop: Lew Says Stubborn Congress Risks Repeating U.S. Fiscal Wounds

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warned Congress against manufacturing a crisis over federal spending in the months ahead, as looming deadlines set the stage for a repeat of the political deadlock which two years ago triggered worldwide financial market turmoil. The Congressional Budget Office estimated the economy would enjoy a short-term boost with up to 1.6 million jobs being added if Congress were to cancel more than $100 billion in upcoming automatic spending cuts required of the federal government. New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner may have exchanged sexually-charged messages with as many as three women in the two years since he resigned from Congress amid revelations of similar behavior. "I don't believe I had any more than three," Weiner told reporters according to the news site Politico

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