Public support for the Democrat's health care plan has hit a new low in the polls.
A new Rasmussen survey shows only 41 percent of voters nationwide support the plan and 56 percent are opposed.
The poll also finds that senior citizens are much less supportive of the plan than younger voters.
Meanwhile, pro-life legislators from both parties want to make sure a federal plan would not include funding for abortion.
Liberal democrats in the senate are facing off against their moderate colleagues over whether the government should offer the so-called public option.
A government-run insurance plan for the middle class that would compete with private companies.