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 McCainLawmakers worry about rise of fake video technology Democrats put Dreamers and their party in danger by playing hardball Trump set a good defense budget, but here is how to make it better MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWoman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Trump: CNN, MSNBC 'got scammed' into covering Russian-organized rally Pennsylvania Democrats set to win big with new district map MORE in attendance.

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