December 17, 2011 - 5:12 AM
Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., left, Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., center, and Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, right, and other Senate Republicans leave closed-door negotiations on the payroll tax cut extension and other measures Friday night, Dec. 16, 2011, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)