Poll: Intransigent Congress, impatient president

Using his executive powers, President Obama is moving ahead with programs designed to aid homeowners whose mortgages exceed the present value of their homes, and college students burdened by debt when they graduate.

It's a strategy the president is adopting after Congress failed to reach agreement on his jobs bill. What do you think of the tactic?

Cast your vote now.


Is it good for President Obama to use executive powers after Congress ignored his jobs bill?