Nobody quietly working on several proposals has given up. So what are they working on? Will it ever earn a vote in the House?
Watchdog groups say the new measure doesn't do enough for congressional transparency.
Want to know what's buried within the 950 pages of legislation? We found some highlights.
2014 is on par with this point in 2012.
A few big bills are poised to pass in the coming days. And then that's likely it for the year.
The "yes" votes included some of the most vulnerable Democrats and some surprises.
They'll be front-and-center as several new issues -- and some unresolved from 2013 -- take shape in a new year.
Despite the lack of productivity, there were plenty of memorable moments.
Who said they can't get anything done?