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1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Back

article icon Issue Brief Sen. Marco Rubio’s proposal for paid family leave fails to meet the needs of modern working families.

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush’s Low-Energy Health Care Plan

article icon Issue Brief Predictably, GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s health plan would repeal the Affordable Care Act and offer only platitudes and failed policies to replace it.

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The Best, Smartest, Most Tremendous Giveaway to the Wealthy Few

article icon Fact Sheet Donald Trump follows the GOP presidential primary field with a tax plan that promises even bigger gains for the richest Americans.

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The Trump Effect: How the GOP Candidates’ Views on Immigration Mirror ‘The Donald’

article icon Fact Sheet An analysis of the top-polling GOP candidates’ positions on immigration shows that their views aren’t that different from Donald Trump’s beliefs.

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New Census Data Highlight Why the Middle Class Needs Strong Unions

Policymakers should remember the importance of labor unions to help rebuild the middle class.

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Jeb Bush Wants to Cut Taxes for Jeb Bush

The Jeb Bush tax plan would have cut Jeb Bush’s own taxes by nearly $800,000 in 2013 alone.

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The Bush Tax Plan

article icon Fact Sheet Jeb Bush claims to support a “right to rise,” but his tax plan would keep the wealthy on top.

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Comments on Regulations and Guidance Implementing the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order

article icon Issue Brief The draft regulations and guidance represent an important step toward ensuring that the federal procurement process upholds strong responsibility standards.

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How Overtime Rules Would Benefit the Latino Community

article icon Fact Sheet Overtime rule reform would benefit 2.1 million Latino workers.

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Walker and Rubio’s Health Care Plans Kick Millions off Their Health Insurance

The health insurance plans of these GOP primary candidates put the health of millions of Americans at risk and undermines the ACA's advances.

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The Buckeye Squeeze

book_alt2 icon Report The records and campaign plans of 2016 Republican presidential candidates put the wealthy few ahead of working families.

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Opportunity for Some

article icon Fact Sheet Gov. Jeb Bush has presented himself as a moderate candidate who wants to restore Americans’ right to rise up the economic ladder. But his affirmative action ban lowered access to college in Florida and decreased economic opportunity.

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Jeb Bush’s License to Kill

article icon Issue Brief Gov. Bush’s leadership in enacting the nation’s first expansive “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law has hurt public safety and placed a disproportionate burden on communities of color—not just in Florida but also nationwide.

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Vision Is the Secret Sauce for the Democratic Nomination

In a process that sets up a false dichotomy between economic and racial justice, the candidates for the 2016 Democratic nomination must present an inclusive vision that rallies political will for constructive change.

Infographic: Scott Walker’s Economy

Gov. Walker’s economy would mean less income for the middle class, but tax cuts for the rich.

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