Bloggers took a break from other topics today to follow the congressional testimony of Gen. David Petraeus and Amb. Ryan Crocker. The two began testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee this morning, with both John McCainJohn Sidney McCainGOP moves to cut debate time for Trump nominees GOP advances proposal to change Senate rules Julian Castro predicts Arizona will 'go blue' for Senate, presidential election MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonKim Kardashian West defends Kanye on Trump: 'He's a free thinker, is that not allowed?' Trump comments on Fifth Amendment resurface after Cohen filing The 'Handmaid's Tale' liberal feminists created MORE in attendance.

A handful are on top of the testimony as it unfolds, as is the Briefing Room. Firedoglake