The post-election scramble tested members of both parties.
The Speaker will only be able to lose this many GOP votes to pass bills without Democrats.
One of the last acts of the 113th Senate was to pass a resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the extinction of passenger pigeons.
The Senate confirmed more judges than any other modern Congress.
Retiring Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), the longest-serving member of Congress in history, released his final "Dingell Jingle" on Wednesday.
Pelosi said "history will not remember kindly" Sen. Coburn's legacy.
The senator called on the United States to lift its travel and trade embargo against Cuba.
The senators demanded Secretary of State John Kerry do more to protect religious minorities.
The Senate passed a bill that would allow Congress to plan for repairs at some federal facilities.
One of the most unproductive and least popular Congresses in history has gaveled to a close.