Americans have a moral imperative to raise the federal minimum wage.
Joseph Smith, who ran for president in 1844, believed in a platform that expanded the role of the federal government in order to preserve economic stability, national security, and individual liberty. Gov. Romney should take note of Smith’s lessons.
CAP’s Sally Steenland and Angela Kelley discuss the effects of harsh immigration laws and how hateful rhetoric on the campaign trail could hurt Republican candidates this fall.
The "40 Days for Health Care Reform" Campaign launches with a call including President Barack Obama and Domestic Policy Advisor Melody Barnes.
Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite and Sally Steenland examine the increasingly progressive preferences of religious voters.
CAPAF event brings together authors to discuss the role of religion in the current presidential race and the changing views of evangelicals.
Post-election polls in Ohio show evangelical Christians are not a homogeneous voting bloc, and more diverse than the media assumes.
Post-election poll in Missouri and Tennessee shows the diversity of evangelical voters and the need for more thorough polling and careful analysis.
We need leaders with an evolved understanding of faith and science, argue Sam Berger and Jonathan Moreno.
Senator Harry Reid on American Values that Honor Americans: A Common-Ground Approach to Preventing Unintended Pregnancies
In a summer that has seen leaders in Washington try to divide America through fear and divisive issues like gay marriage and flag burning, Senator Reid will talk about his vision to bring America together around the values all Americans share. Senator Reid, a Democrat who opposes abortion, will pay particular attention to an issue too often used to divide and conquer - abortion - and talk about how we can all support common-sense, common-ground approaches that put prevention of unintended pregnacy and promotion of women's health first.Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, Washington, DC, 20005