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U.S. senators spent part of Saturday debating the massive economic recovery package after a group of lawmakers reached a compromise agreement that trimmed billions in spending from an earlier version.

The senators debated from noon to about 3:45 p.m. ET and will return Monday afternoon for more discussion. A vote could come Tuesday on the plan, which President Obama has touted as a tonic for the nation's badly battered economy.

However, there were strong opinions on both sides of the debate. Read full article »

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