Democrats rally Obama to keep public insurance option

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rallies Democrats to support keeping a public health care option. (NYT)

Senator Kent Conrad defends his plan for government-backed insurance co-ops. (WSJ)

New AIG chief Robert Benmosche will be paid at least $7 million a year. (Bloomberg)

The SEC curbs short-selling in an effort to prevent another stock market collapse. (NYT)

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay agrees to make a fool of himself on “Dancing with the Stars.” (NYT)