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Negotiations stall on stimulus package

Senators fail to make a deal

Senator Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, and Senator Ben Nelson, a Nebraska Democrat, are among a number of moderate senators working in consultation with the White House as the stimulus debate continues. Senator Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, and Senator Ben Nelson, a Nebraska Democrat, are among a number of moderate senators working in consultation with the White House as the stimulus debate continues. (LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Staff / February 6, 2009

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WASHINGTON - The Senate adjourned last night without passing a Democratic economic-stimulus plan, after a day of negotiations by a bipartisan group working to trim from it as much as $100 billion and fashion a compromise lean enough to win the Republican votes necessary for passage. (Full article: 997 words)

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