Geithner on the Hill to Push Financial Overhaul

Secretary Timothy F. Geithner urged skeptical lawmakers on Thursday to act quickly on President Obama's plan to overhaul the regulatory structure for the financial system.

"Every financial crisis of the last generation has sparked some effort at reform," Mr. Geithner said as he went before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. "But past efforts have begun too late, after the will to act has subsided."