Republican senators wait for a bus outside the U.S. Capitol for a ride to the White House for a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama on ending the government shutdown October 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. From left to right are Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA).