Following the Obama administration’s vow to use strong executive action in the face of a paralyzed Congress, this proposal outlines 15 steps the administration can take to strengthen democracy, secure justice, and further the rule of law.
This was the best chance in a generation to deal with Albany’s corrupt culture. Governor Cuomo's decision to shut down the Moreland Commission is especially disappointing. All New Yorkers will live with the consequences of this failure.
Recess appointments have been used thousands of times throughout our nation’s history, and by nearly every president, to ensure the government functions effectively. The Supreme Court could dramatically reduce this power.
The Senate's filibuster vote is a significant step to help overcome government dysfunction. Recent filibusters have paralyzed Washington. One branch of government is preventing the other two from operating.