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Election 2016

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

| Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Trump speaking
Progressive Movement

European Right-Wing Nationalism Comes to America

Donald Trump’s success is part of the global rise in right-wing nationalist politics.

by John Halpin and Ruy Teixeira | Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A worker walks out of a massive autoclave
Economy

Companies Have Already Adopted the Best Practices of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Reporting requirements in the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order are already best practices used by large U.S. Department of Defense contractors.

by Karla Walter | Thursday, June 9, 2016

The columns and west pediment of the U.S. Supreme Court building
Courts

Outpouring of Support for the EPA’s Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution from Power Plants

article icon Issue Brief The Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan has been backed by a range of supporters, including churches, big business, and even power companies.

by Abby Bar-Lev Wiley and Billy Corriher | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Economy

Infographic: $15 and a Union

Workers are standing up for a living wage and a union. Here is why the union is so important.

by David Madland, Karla Walter, Alex Rowell | Thursday, April 14, 2016

Couple in living room
Economy

Improving Americans’ Retirement Outcomes Through the National Savings Plan

book_alt2 icon Report Policymakers should take action to expand retirement plan access to the millions of Americans without a workplace retirement plan.

by David Madland, Alex Rowell, Rowland Davis | Thursday, January 28, 2016

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

Trump aboard ship
Foreign Policy and Security

Too Reckless to Be Commander in Chief

article icon Issue Brief Donald Trump is too impulsive to command the awesome power of America’s armed forces, and his dangerous policies risk an unnecessary—and potentially nuclear—war, with little Congress could do to stop him.

by Ken Gude and Lawrence J. Korb | Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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

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