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Congress: The hardest workers on the Hill

The Hill lists its 25 hardest-working lawmakers. "Senate Finance Committee leaders Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Max Baucus (D-Mont.) are the hardest working members of Congress, according to the people who work with them on Capitol Hill -- their fellow lawmakers, aides and other officials. Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) came in third."

Gen. David Petraeus will testify before Senate Armed Services next week to discuss Afghanistan, now the longest U.S. war in history.

Pushed back: "Senate Democratic leaders on Tuesday expressed confidence they can pass the tax extenders bill through their chamber next week."

Roll Call looks at how Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Minority Whip Eric Cantor just can't get along.

"House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told committee chairmen on Tuesday that she wants Congress to finish a legislative response to the Gulf oil spill before lawmakers leave for the August recess," The Hill reports.