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Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer at a 2015 press conference. The two Democratic leaders are plotting out how to work with a Republican president and Congress next year. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Deal Or Disrupt? Congressional Democrats Weigh 2017 Choices

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House Speaker Paul Ryan and fellow Republican leaders Sen. Mitch McConnell and President-elect Donald Trump have big plans for the new year with their party controlling both the White House and Congress. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats may have lost the battle in a Florida special election, which Republican Rep. David Jolly (right) won and in which the Affordable Care Act figured prominently. But they don't think they have lost the health-law messaging war. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., isn't letting the flawed rollout of the Affordable Care Act website dampen her enthusiasm for the law. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner at the White House in November. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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