(Now it's down 160, with 40 minutes remaining on the regular session.)
Obama spoke to the press today, first in 3 months.
Hillary (Sec. of State) and Leon (Sec. of Defense) scooting off to Australia. (Herald Sun has an AP photo of them quite cheerfully laughing, looking very happy to be out of the US at the moment.)
Petaeus will testify on Benghazi after all.
Israel bombed and killed a Hamas leader in Gaza.
Obama is off to his first post-election trip to Myanmar.