Conserving Power: Kevin Drum muses on why conservatives obsess about nukes.
Late Night: House finally passes healthcare bill, but with last-minute abortion amendment.
Fiscal Health: Abortion amendment is bad for women, costly for all of us.
Dems Sign Off: Sixty-four Democrats vote for healthcare bill, with Stupak amendment. [American Prospect]
Cap and Fade: Healthcare squabble may forever doom a Pelosi cap-and-trade push.
Overcompensating: GOP leaders say problem is we all have too much health insurance.
Too Slow: Obama slower than Bush on saving endangered species. [MongaBay]
Penn’s Pick: Senate confirms controversial mining head from Pennsylvania.
Green Divide: Majority of green groups support climate bill but a few still holding out.
Friend or Foe: Soldiers in Iraq say contractors exposed them to dangerous chemicals. [Nashville Post]
Water Win: California approves several water bills that might overhaul system.
GOPcare: Republican healthcare plan is cheaper because it leaves people out.
Bad Advice: Bonner and Associates gets fired by its ethical adviser for climate letter scam.