Good morning ... Welcome to Day 2 of the Senate's attempt at Affordable Care Act bipartisanship. It's a muscle no one in Congress has exercised for a while, so let's all pace ourselves.

What we're watching today: Governors testify at the HELP Committee at 9am Eastern (livestream here). Finance Committee hearing on the Children's Health Insurance Program at 10am Eastern (livestream here). MedPAC's September meeting begins.

How's this working out? Say hello, or send your tips, your thoughts, your hopes, your dreams: