The Senate Finance Committee on Friday unanimously supported the confirmation of Gary Gensler as Treasury under secretary for domestic finance. The nomination now goes to the Senate.

An 18-year veteran of Goldman, Sachs & Co., Mr. Gensler left the firm- and his potentially lucrative partnership there-in 1997 to become the Treasury's assistant secretary for financial markets. He would succeed John D. Hawke Jr., who became comptroller of the currency.

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