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Obama WH: Expect more executive orders

President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, where he declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all U.S. troops would be withdrawn from the country by year's end. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Understanding that a) Congress is divided, and b) 2012 is drawing closer every day, White House press secretary Jay Carney noted Monday that President Obama plans to continue circumventing the federal legislature to drive his agenda forward.

How? With more executive orders, of course:

Carney said that “you’ll be seeing more of” the use of executive orders. “Why use it? Because we have to do everything we can,” he said of the economy.
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