CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to Pennsylvania Working Families

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will join Vice President Mike Pence to headline an event in Hershey, Pennsylvania. In previous trips to the state, Trump promised Pennsylvania families that his administration would work on behalf of workers to reinvigorate the steel industry, lower health care costs, and increase wages for workers—and he is...

EVENT ADVISORY: Winning in Ruby-Red States: Approaches That Yield Election Success

Washington, D.C. — With Democrats racking up wins in gubernatorial races across the nation, the back-to-back wins in Louisiana and Kentucky last month highlighted a shift in the deep-red states that Donald Trump won overwhelmingly in the 2016 presidential election. Trump’s rallies and endorsements in these Republican strongholds were no match for Democrats’ consistent message on...

RELEASE: CAP Action Campaign Highlights Trump Administration’s Broken Promise on Solving Opioid Crisis

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to threaten Americans’ health care in the federal courts and propose deep cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security, the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video as part of a social media campaign to educate Americans on what’s at stake. The campaign will...

RELEASE: Arizona Air Force Veteran Lambasts Sen. Martha McSally’s Refusal to Condemn Ukrainian ‘Quid Pro Quo’

Washington, D.C. — Last Thursday, the U.S. House Intelligence Committee wrapped up its second week of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The damning evidence from those hearings now means that congressional Republicans will need to answer whether they will choose party loyalty over their oath to the country. Today, the Center for...

RELEASE: CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to Florida Working Families

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, President Donald Trump will travel to Sunrise, Florida, in Broward County to hold a “Welcome Home” event. Trump’s event follows his announcement that he will officially move his permanent residence from Trump Tower in Manhattan to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.  In the past, Trump promised to lower drug prices, give...

RELEASE: ‘They’re All Empty Promises’: CAP Action Campaign Highlights Trump Administration’s Broken Promise To Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to threaten Americans’ health care in the federal courts—and with former Big Pharma lobbyist Alex Azar at the helm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in a social media campaign to educate...

EVENT ADVISORY: Progressive Change In the States, a Conversation with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Washington, D.C. — Since 2016, families have watched as the issues most important to them have come under attack. From affordable, accessible health care to funds for public education and infrastructure, the Trump administration’s dangerous agenda is undermining families’ ability to get ahead. Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a conversation...

STATEMENT: From Virginia to Kentucky, Republicans Suffer Resounding Defeat for Working To Deny Access to Health Care

Washington, D.C. — Today marks Election Day in Virginia, Kentucky, and other municipalities across the country. Returns currently predict Democrats will take full control of the government of Virginia after retaking majorities in both houses of the General Assembly. Kentucky voters voted out their current governor to elect the state's attorney general, Democrat Andy Beshear, as the state's...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to Louisiana Working Families

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, President Donald Trump will travel to Monroe, Louisiana, to attend an event alongside Eddie Rispone at Monroe Civic Center. In previous trips to Louisiana, Trump promised to lower drug prices and give Louisianians great health care that would protect people with preexisting conditions; increase wages for workers; and negotiate trade policies...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to Kentucky Working Families

Washington, D.C. — On Monday, President Donald Trump will travel to Lexington, Kentucky, to attend an event alongside Gov. Matt Bevin (R) at Rupp Arena.  In previous trips to Kentucky, Trump has promised to work on issues that affect the lives of Kentuckians such as lowering health care costs, negotiating trade deals for farmers, and protecting...