Public option in the spotlight

The Senate Finance committee will consider the public option today. (TPM)

Exelon leaves the Chamber of Commerce over differences on climate change. “The carbon-based free lunch is over,” said John Rowe, CEO of the large utility company. (NYT)

Reid secured a deal for home state of Nevada in Baucus bill: the federal government will pay 100% of new Medicaid costs. (NYT)

The FDIC is likely to propose that most banks pre-pay three years worth of fees in order to replenish the funds it uses to insure accounts. (WSJ)