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The Senate wrapped up Thursday night after hours of sometimes acrimonious work without voting on a massive economic recovery plan championed by President Barack Obama.

The Senate had worked its way through dozens of proposed amendments to the plan when Majority Leader Harry Reid -- who earlier had vowed to work "through the night" -- called it quits shortly after 8:30 p.m.

Reid abruptly changed his mind and decided to give a bipartisan group of senators one more day to find compromise on an economic stimulus plan, after consulting by phone with the White House, according to a senior Democratic source. Read full article »

CNN's Ed Henry, Dana Bash and Lisa Desjardins contributed to this report.

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