Reid Aiming For Monday Vote on Bailout

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidNearly 400 House bills stuck in Senate limbo Puerto Rico debt relief faces serious challenges in Senate McCain files B amendment to boost defense spending MORE (D-Nev.) announced on the Senate floor late Friday that congressional negotiators are aiming for an early Monday morning final vote on a Wall Street bailout bill, assuming agreement on the $700 billion package could be reached this weekend.

While those talks continue, Reid said the Senate will vote at 10 a.m. Saturday on a motion to proceed to a continuing resolution to fund the government, with a 30-hour post-debate period possibly to follow before a final vote on the stopgap funding measure

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