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Election 2016

See what CAP Action's experts have to say about the 2016 elections.

| Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Immigration

Infographic: The GOP Immigration Roadmap

Rather than supporting commonsense reforms that would keep families together and allow immigrants to participate in the economy, Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential primary continue to support anti-immigrant strategies.

by Kristen Ellingboe and Anna Perina | Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Early Florida voters
Immigration

Key Facts About Florida Voting Demographics

article icon Fact Sheet New election simulations and research on deferred action in Florida highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.

by Charles Posner and Lizet Ocampo | Friday, December 11, 2015

Colorado voters
Immigration

Key Facts About Colorado Voting Demographics

article icon Fact Sheet New election simulations and research on deferred action in Colorado highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.

by Charles Posner and Lizet Ocampo | Friday, December 11, 2015

Registering new voters
Immigration

How the Rising Share of Latino Voters Will Impact the 2016 Elections

book_alt2 icon Report New election simulations in key states highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.

by Anna Chu and Charles Posner | Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Immigrant children and American flag
Immigration

The State of Immigration Reform

book_alt2 icon Report Everything voters need to know about the challenges facing the U.S. immigration system and the current debate around immigration reform.

by Kristen Ellingboe and Anna Perina | Wednesday, December 9, 2015

new Hispanic voters
Immigration

Key Facts About Nevada Voting Demographics

article icon Fact Sheet New election simulations and research on deferred action in Nevada highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.

by Charles Posner and Lizet Ocampo | Wednesday, December 9, 2015

National Labor Relations Board
Labor and Work

Unwarranted Outcry: NLRB Browning-Ferris Decision Re-establishes Employer Responsibility

By adapting its joint employer test to today’s workplace realities, the National Labor Relations Board’s Browning-Ferris decision, rather than ruining franchising, ensures that employees can meaningfully bargain with their employers.

by Danielle Corley and David Madland | Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Construction worker
Labor and Work

Contracting that Works

book_alt2 icon Report State and local governments can boost job standards across our economy; ensure that high-road business can compete on an even playing field; and provide taxpayers with good value by adopting the government contracting practices identified in this report.

by Karla Walter, David Madland, Paul Sonn, Tsedeye Gebreselassie | Friday, November 13, 2015

Rand Paul Cliven Bundy
Energy and Environment

The Dog-Whistle Politics of Seizing and Selling American Lands and Energy Resources in the West

article icon Issue Brief Republican presidential candidates are using proposals to seize, sell, or privatize America’s public lands to curry favor with the far-right wing.

by Nicole Gentile and Matt Lee-Ashley | Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Walker and Reagan portrait
General

Right of Reagan

book_alt2 icon Report While the current GOP presidential candidates pledge allegiance to Ronald Reagan, the 40th president’s record shows much more pragmatism and willingness to compromise than today’s Republican Party.

by Charles Posner, Molly Cain, Anna Chu | Monday, September 14, 2015

father and daughter
Economy

The Middle Class at Risk

book_alt2 icon Report Republicans have finally changed their rhetoric to acknowledge that stagnant wages and rising costs are squeezing middle-class families, but they are still offering the same old tired ideas that will not fix the problem.

by Arkadi Gerney, Anna Chu, Brendan Duke | Monday, July 27, 2015