Lots of things. Here are a few priorities.
So far this Congress has hardly bothered to exercise it.
There are 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. The administration has to somehow prioritize who is slated for deportation.
First Attorney General Eric Holder announces plans to make aggressive use of what’s left of the Voting Rights Act in order to make up for what the Supreme Court took away. Now he’s instructing prosecutors to leave out key details when bringing cases against nonviolent drug offenders, in order to keep mandatory minimum laws from kicking in. Is the AG a politically nimble crusader, overstepping the bounds of his office to pursue his version of justice? Not exactly.