Senate Democratic participants include Majority Leader Harry Reid (Nev.), Majority Whip Dick Durbin (Ill.) and Sens. Max Baucus (Mont.), Chris Dodd (Conn.) and Tom Harkin (Iowa). Republicans include McConnell, Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (Ariz.) and Sens. Chuck Grassley (Iowa) and Mike Enzi (Wyo.).
In addition, House and Senate leaders from both parties were each allowed to bring four lawmakers to represent their chamber.
House representatives include Reps. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.), Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.), Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), Robert Andrews (D-N.J.), Charles Boustany (R-La.), Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Peter Roskam (R-Ill.). Senate representatives include Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), John McCain (R-Ariz.), Conrad and Barrasso.
Both parties are already promoting their off-site coverage of the event. Organizing for America will live-stream the meeting and provide updates on key moments during the meeting. Boehner, meanwhile, has organized a 17-Member truth squad that will stay behind to fact-check Democratic statements and promote Republican ideas.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.