Public insurance option may go by the wayside

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the government may drop the public option in effort to compromise on reform. (WSJ)

On “Meet the Press,” Howard Dean calls the public option “indispensable.” (AP)

Education Secretary Arne Duncan is pushing for stimulus funding to reform education policy. (NYT)

Companies like Goldman Sachs and Prudential are getting a boost from the biggest stock rally since the 1930s. (Bloomberg)

The Fed will extend TALF through next June to cushion the growth of the real estate industry. (Bloomberg)