"I find that hard to believe," said one reporter to the Budget Chair.
Not long after that, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wasn't filling in the blanks for reporters either, raising questions about whether Democrats would really start a debate this week on health care legislation or not.
Even the insider publications focused on Capitol Hill had no insight to offer.
With nothing new, I chatted with my long time colleague Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar of the Associated Press about the health care story.
We met well over 20 years ago while covering the impeachment trial of then Federal Judge, and now Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL), and have seen a few things since then in the halls of Congress.
We both agreed that the best thing about this health care debate is that no one knows how it's going to turn out.
And that is a rarity when it comes to covering the Congress.