Katie Wright separates the Republican vice presidential candidate’s deeply misleading rhetoric from the reality of his specific actions in Congress and the proposals of his and his presidential running mate Gov. Mitt Romney.
The intention behind waivers to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program is a win-win for families and states.
Gov. Mitt Romney's plan, along with his endorsement of Rep. Paul Ryan's budget, calls not for an attack on poverty but for an attack on the poor themselves.
The governors of Utah and Nevada recently joined former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in seeking waivers to federal temporary income assistance rules—with good reason.
Melissa Boteach asks Gov. Romney 10 questions on taxes, spending, and jobs that would help clarify his positions on important issues for Americans aiming to join the middle class.
An infographic from the Progress 2050 team shows how Mitt Romney's tax plan would hurt many African American families while benefiting millionaires.
Katie Wright charts how the House-passed Republican budget guts federal programs supporting women and children.
Melissa Boteach and Katie Wright demonstrate how the House Budget Committee chairman’s new proposal would increase hunger, cut jobs, and jeopardize economic security for millions of families, including our veterans.
As our nation winds down wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hundreds of thousands of veterans are coming home. But too many of them are returning to levels of unemployment higher than that of the civilian population, poverty, and even homelessness. What can we do to ensure they return to jobs and opportunity?
Please join the Half in Ten campaign and the Center for American Progress Action Fund where our distinguished panel will explore how we can reduce the unprecedented level of nonwar defense spending and invest in growing our middle class here at home to build greater prosperity for veterans and nonveterans alike.
Melissa Boteach outlines the proposals in the president’s budget that would help low-income Americans.