In addition to the invites sent out to members of the Republican leadership, Obama invited the Republicans to bring along some additional Senators and congressmen to the health care summit "media event" on Thursday. Tom Coburn and John Barasso, hosts of the Senate Doctors Show, seem like smart picks. The list of GOP senators:

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kent., Senate Minority Leader

Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., Senate Republican Whip

Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Senate Republican Conference Chairman

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Ranking Member Senate Finance Committee

Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., Ranking Member Senate Help Committee

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., HELP Committee

Sen. Tom Coburn, M.D., R-Okla., HELP Committee

Sen. John Barrasso, M.D.,R-Wyo.

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