Good morning ... Many thanks to Bob Herman and Caitlin Owens for minding the store last week while I took a much-needed break to explore northern Iceland with the Twitter app deleted from my phone. I can't say I'm necessarily happy to be here instead of there, but at least I get to slide right back into my favorite subject — ACA lawsuits.
What we're watching today: Kavanaugh hearing and Texas oral arguments.
What we're watching this week: Energy and Commerce hearing Wednesday on "opportunities to improve health care." Ways and Means markup of several health care bills Wednesday. MedPAC public meeting Thursday and Friday.
D.C.'s hottest club is my inbox. This place has everything — tips, press releases about Kavanaugh, a very intimidating post-vacation backlog that I still need to wade through ... Join the party: firstname.lastname@example.org.