MIAMI — Since declaring 2014 a "year of action"when he will use his executive authority to get things done, President Obama has been pressed by a variety of groups to use his pen to bypass Congress. Starting Monday, he can add another topic to the wish list: Cuba.

A new advocacy group called #CubaNow will launch an ad urging Obama to expand the ability of Americans to travel to Cuba and send money to the emerging business community there. Made up of younger Cuban Americans and former Obama administration officials who view the 50-year-old embargo as a failed effort to topple the country's Communist government, the group says Congress is unable to get anything done so they're pushing the president to take steps on his own...

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