RELEASE: CAP Action Releases 25 Profiles in Corruption for Vulnerable House Republicans

Washington, D.C. — With Republicans in Congress increasingly imperiled by their own culture of corruption, today the Center for American Progress Action Fund released Profiles in Corruption, a new website that exposes the part that 25 vulnerable House Republicans have played in spreading that culture. The website will be the home base for a sustained campaign...

RELEASE: New CAP Action Poll Shows GOP Culture of Corruption Taking a Toll

Washington, D.C. — A new Center for American Progress Action Fund and GBA Strategies battleground survey of Republican-held congressional districts finds that the culture of corruption under Republican control of Washington has dramatically shifted the political landscape. In these districts where Republican candidates dominated by an average of 14 percentage points over the past two cycles, Democrats now...

RELEASE: As Culture of Corruption Engulfs House GOP, Rep. Buchanan Highlights Tax Bill Self-Dealing

"It’s no secret to his constituents that he has lived the American Dream." —Spokesperson for Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL)  Washington, D.C. — The House Republican Conference is collapsing under the weight of its own corruption. The two members of Congress who have spearheaded the cover-ups of President Donald Trump’s wrongdoing, Reps. Jim Jordan (OH-04) and Devin Nunes...

RELEASE: CAPAF and End Citizens United: Democrats Should Reject Corporate PAC Money

Washington, D.C. — In a new memo, CAPAF Executive Director Navin Nayak and End Citizens United President and Executive Director Tiffany Muller urge Democrats to reject corporate PAC money in response to public demands for change. Overall, 8 in 10 Americans think “the influence of money in politics” is getting worse, rather than better. This...

RELEASE: In Wake of Janus Decision, New CAP Action Report Offers Policies for Progressive State and Local Policymakers to Pursue In Order to Support Public-Sector Workers

Washington, D.C. — In the wake of the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in Janus v. AFSCME—a direct attack on public-sector workers such as teachers, social workers, firefighters, and health care workers—the Center for American Progress Action Fund released a new report offering policies for state and local policymakers to pursue in order to protect government workers. These...

RELEASE: Premium Hikes Larger than Middle-Class Tax Cuts Show the Costs of Corruption

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress Action Fund released a new state-by-state analysis comparing the meager benefits of the tax bill for middle-class families with the impact of health care sabotage used to pay for the legislation. The analysis finds nationally that, next year, marketplace sabotage will increase benchmark plan premiums by $1,990 for...