Baucus: public option is still an option

Sen. Max Baucus says the public option is still “alive” in the Senate. (WSJ)

Sen. Harry Reid and others are inserting provisions into the health care bill to protect their own constituencies. (Bloomberg)

Wall Streeters may decrease monetary contributions to Democrats as they try to cap executives’ pay. (NYT)

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn offers to bail out CIT Group with a $6 million loan. (Reuters)

Morgan Stanley is resuming contributions to its political action committee now that it has paid back its bailout funds. (Bloomberg)