The Senate plans to vote on the $789 billion compromise stimulus late Friday after an all-day debate, Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday from the chamber floor.
The vote will be held open for the arrival of Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, who will be attending a wake for his mother until about 8 p.m., Reid said.
The House, which had planned to vote on the package Thursday, delayed it until Friday after many rank-and-file Democrats who were unhappy with some spending cuts demanded time to read the compromise measure. Read full article »
CNN's Ted Barrett, Lisa Desjardins and Brianna Keilar contributed to this report.