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During a rare Saturday session of the upper house, Mr Reid, the Senate majority leader, said congressional staff had worked on the legislation for the bail-out plan until the early hours of the morning.
President George W Bush used his weekly radio address to try and reassure those Americans concerned about the burden on taxpayers of the deal, saying the package would end up costing less than the headline figure of $700bn.