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Republican Majorities Struggle To Get Congress Working

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 13:  U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) listens during a signing ceremony of the Keyston
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 13: U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) listens during a signing ceremony of the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act in the Rayburn Room of the Capitol February 13, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. President Obama has threatened to veto the bill despite GOPs claim of the 42,000 American job creations that will be benefited from the legislation. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

After six weeks in session and 139 roll call votes in a House and Senate that feature some of the largest Republican majorities in generations, one of the most telling statistics from the new Congress is this: President Obama's veto threats outnumber the bills Congress has been able to send him.

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