RELEASE: Rep. McSally’s Allegiance to Party Would Come at a Great Cost to Arizona Students and Teachers

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress Action Fund released a new column exploring U.S. Senate candidate and current House Rep. Martha McSally's (R-AZ) previously stated positions on education issues, as well as how congressional Republicans' agenda to slash federal support for K-12 education would ravage Arizona. The column's release comes on the same day...

RELEASE: As Republicans Gaslight America on Pre-Existing Condition Protections, Here Is How Many Times They Voted to Repeal Them

This press release contains a correction. Washington, D.C. — An increasing number of Republican incumbents are running television ads claiming that they support protections for people with pre-existing conditions, despite their votes in Congress being wholly inconsistent with this rhetoric. The Center for American Progress Action Fund has released a comprehensive record of how many times the most vulnerable House Republicans...

COMUNICADO: Un nuevo análisis de CAPAF revela que los homicidios con armas de fuego en la Florida aumentaron tras la implementación de Stand Your Ground

Read in English Washington, D.C. — Según un nuevo análisis del Center for American Progress Action Fund, alrededor de 4,200 personas han sido asesinadas con un arma de fuego en el estado de Florida como resultado de la implementación de “stand your ground”, ley promulgada en 2005. No solo podrían haberse salvado las vidas de miles de...

RELEASE: 3 Weeks Before Election Day, New CAPAF Analysis Names 3 Dozen Worst Members of Congress for Pre-Existing Conditions

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress Action Fund released a new analysis tabulating the number of times individual members of Congress have voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act and its protections for people with pre-existing conditions and disabilities—without a replacement that would sufficiently prevent individuals from being charged more based on health,...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Neera Tanden on Sen. McConnell’s Transparent Two-Step Fiscal Agenda

Washington, D.C. — Neera Tanden, CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, released the following statement today after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), in an interview with Bloomberg News, blamed Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid for the rising federal budget deficit. Yesterday, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that the deficit swelled to $779 billion in fiscal year 2018,...

RELEASE: Iowan Sarah Young Shows How Rep. Young Has Put His Constituents at Risk

Washington, D.C. — A new video documents the personal challenges of Sarah Huckins Young, a Council Bluffs, Iowa, mother of three, who is concerned about losing health care coverage. Young and her three daughters were all diagnosed with pre-existing conditions, and she fears returning to a time when companies could deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. As...