— The number of Pentagon civilians who will be forced to forfeit one day’s work, and the pay that comes along with it, over each of the coming 11 weeks. That's a 20% pay cut over the next three months.
— The Congressional Budget Office's latest estimate for the fiscal year 2013 federal deficit, down from $845 billion three months ago and $1.087 trillion last year, amid higher than expected tax revenues and dividend payments from federally-owned mortgage-finance companies Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
— Amount of the dividend to be paid to the U.S. Treasury by mortgage financier Fannie Mae, which was seized by regulators in 2008 as the housing market collapsed but has now returned to profitability
— Number of American babies born in 2012 who were named Romney, according to data released today by the Social Security Administration