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Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) — With limited time left to advance his economic agenda, President Barack Obama is looking for ways to go around a Congress that won’t go along with his plans. He’s gotten the same answer he’s been getting for a while: Use executive orders to accomplish what legislation won’t. Tuesday night’s State of the Union address will propose, among other things, raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for government contractors hired in the future. The progressive caucus, which has been pushing this idea, estimates that would affect more than 2 million workers.

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