Clinton wants legislative and executive action teed up, in case she gets a favorable legislature.
“I want to take everything I’ve said I’m going to work on and be as teed up as possible from the very beginning. I want to give [Congress] every opportunity to move forward on several fronts.” Of course, that plan is somewhat dependent on whether Democrats can take back the Senate, in which case, she says, “I’ve got Chuck Schumer as my partner. And he’s a great legislative strategist and I think we can really try to figure out how to push on several fronts.” (Source)
It’s widely thought that Obama didn’t make as much use of his temporary majorities as he might have.