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Obama meets with Senate Democrats, says he'll use executive authority where Congress won't act
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7:47 PM EST
President Barack Obama has told Senate Democrats he plans to use his executive authority to act in 2014 when Congress stands in his way.
The White House says Obama wants to work with Congress to make progress, but will also act on his own to get things done.
The meeting was the first such session of 2014 and comes two weeks before Obama is set to deliver his State of the Union address.
The senators left the White House without speaking to reporters.