He intends to do whatever he can via executive branch agencies.
When Congress returns this month, be prepared for a blizzard of far-left bills to be taken up as defeated Democrats try to enact their radical agenda on their way out the door.
While some lame-duck Republicans might support Harry Reid's schemes, many vulnerable Democrats standing for election in 2012 must be made to feel the heat from back home.
Races to fill the unexpired terms of Biden and Obama might make the difference in thwarting Harry Reid's plans to ram through a big government agenda during the lame-duck session after the elections.
Congressional Dems can't pass leftist legislation between the election and the swearing-in without a few Republican votes.