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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.

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