The Hill: Obama’s ‘pen and phone’ barrage

Obama in January declared his intent to use executive power to enact policy changes without Congress, and he has lived up to his promise, making aggressive moves on climate change, immigration, land protections and the minimum wage. At the end of 2014, the Administration rushed to use executive authority on environmental rules, immigration, and foreign affairs to enact controversial policy. And the Administration is showing no signs of slowing up.