The numbers are down and that’s not good for President Barack Obama’s healthcare push.

A Washington Post-ABC News poll shows public support of  Obama’s handling of healthcare reform, a centerpiece of his domestic agenda, fell below 50 percent for the first time.

OBAMA/That could be a big OH-OH by providing critics (some in Obama’s own Democratic party)  ammunition against the plan that is estimated to cost more than $1 trillion.

Plenty on the plate for healthcare debate watchers today.

House Energy and Commerce Committee marks up legislation and Obama attends a roundtable with health care providers and is expected to make a statement around 1 p.m. Stay tuned.

Morning shows led with the American soldier captured in Afghanistan, showing the video of his detention that was put on the Internet this weekend.