"[T]he revelation that revamping the nation's healthcare model could greatly exceed $1 trillion over the next 10 years, along with an intra-party debate in the House on climate change legislation, has lawmakers feeling the weight of the packed agenda and sensing the need to narrow the list," The Hill reports.
Video: Senate Democrats have reportedly cut about $400 billion off their health care proposal, bringing the $1.6 trillion price tag under $1.2 trillion. Sen. Robert Bennett, R-Utah, discusses how this is still more than most lawmakers are willing to spend.
MoveOn continues to apply heat to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, after the Democratic senator from California said on Sunday that Democrats might not have the votes for health-care reform. The liberal group is now running this TV ad in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington DC.