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 McCainThe Memo: GOP mulls its future after Trump Juan Williams: Obama's dire warnings about right-wing media Democrats' squabbling vindicates Biden non-campaign MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonValadao unseats Cox in election rematch Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College Federal workers stuck it out with Trump — now, we're ready to get back to work MORE in attendance.

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