The mood was said to be "optimistic" entering the evening talks, according to a Senate aide familiar with the talks, after policymakers -- including Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson -- made progress during an afternoon negotiating session. Staff predicted a long night of negotiations, however, an observation backed up by the delivery of food from sandwich shop Cosi to Ms. Pelosi's office just before 8 p.m. EDT
Bailout Negotiations Enter Evening Session [WSJ]
Update: "Just after 8 p.m., pizzas arrived at Paulson's HQ in Boehner's office. Democratic staffers ordered in burgers from Five Guys." Thrilling, isn't it?
Live From The Capitol, It's Saturday Night [Politico]