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Election 2016

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

| Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Sen. Marco Rubio
Poverty

Sen. Rubio’s Child Tax Credit Is a Gift to Himself

Sen. Marco Rubio’s Child Tax Credit proposal isn’t as friendly to working families as he claims—cutting taxes for wealthier families, including his own.

by Molly Cain and Rachel West | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Fair Pay Safe Workplaces
Economy

Opponents of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Claim Cost Concerns in a Last Ditch Effort to Delay Final Implementation

The final regulations will promise to help raise standards for American workers, ensure that taxpayers receive good value, and allow law-abiding businesses to compete on an even playing field.

by Karla Walter | Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Voter registration
Courts

Democracy 2015: A Year in Review

article icon Issue Brief This past year has seen democracy issues take center stage in the national debate. Unfortunately, while many state policymakers have capitalized on nationwide momentum for reform, some leaders continue to advance an agenda that takes their state in the wrong direction.

by Lauren Harmon | Monday, December 21, 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

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

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