Reid Aiming For Monday Vote on Bailout

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidAbortion rights group ads tie vulnerable GOP senators to Trump Senate Dems shun GOP vulnerables Congress departs for recess until after Election Day 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