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House Democrats Struggle to Influence Work of Congress

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House Democrats Struggle to Influence Work of Congress

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House Democrats Struggle to Influence Work of Congress

House Democrats Struggle to Influence Work of Congress

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In the Senate, the minority party Democrats retain some power because they can filibuster bills. House Democrats have no such power. In a Republican-controlled House, Democrats have to find creative ways to get heard.

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