Health by committee

Exxon Mobil and other oil companies resist Obama administration‘s push for alternative energy. (NYT)

AFL-CIO and Change To Win form National Labor Coordinating Committee, headed by Bonior, to begin re-unification efforts. (WaPo)

PIMCO and Elliott Management join committee that will issue binding judgments for first time on how credit default swaps are settled; shift in handling contracts is called “Big Bang.” (Bloomberg)

Franken expands lead over Coleman. (WSJ)

Moynihan emerging as possible successor to Lewis at BofA. (WSJ)

Many small towns purchased risky municipal bond derivatives on advice of chief peddler. (NYT)