The Senate Finance Committee said Wednesday that it will hold a nomination hearing Jan. 21 for Treasury Secretary-designate Tim Geithner.

The committee originally wanted to schedule the hearing Friday, but Sens. Jim Bunning, R-Ky., and Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., objected to that timing after the revelation that Mr. Geithner failed to pay self-employment taxes on time. Their objections will delay consideration of the nomination until after President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration.

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