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Obama Administration Gears Up For Increased Use Of Executive Orders

First Posted: 04/16/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:30 PM ET

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The New York Times:

WASHINGTON -- With much of his legislative agenda stalled in Congress, President Obama and his team are preparing an array of actions using his executive power to advance energy, environmental, fiscal and other domestic policy priorities.

Mr. Obama has not given up hope of progress on Capitol Hill, aides said, and has scheduled a session with Republican leaders on health care later this month. But in the aftermath of a special election in Massachusetts that cost Democrats unilateral control of the Senate, the White House is getting ready to act on its own in the face of partisan gridlock heading into the midterm campaign.

Read the whole story: The New York Times

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