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Frustration Marks Year of Democratic Rule

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Frustration Marks Year of Democratic Rule

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Frustration Marks Year of Democratic Rule

Frustration Marks Year of Democratic Rule

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Lawmakers in Congress end the year with a few major accomplishments such as the energy bill, some failures such as the immigration overhaul, and a number of compromises and frustrations. Democrats, who took the reins of both the House and Senate in January, acknowledge feeling deeply frustrated by a Republican Senate minority that set a new record for filibusters this year, blocking much of the Democratic agenda.