EVENT THURSDAY: The Path to Reclaiming Our Democracy

Washington, D.C. — Now that Democrats have reclaimed the House, join the Center for American Progress Action Fund and leading grassroots organizations for a play-by-play of the 2018 midterms and a preview of how these new faces can lead our nation forward. The new House has an opportunity to be a strong check on President Donald...

STATEMENT: Neera Tanden on Voters’ Historic Rebuke of Trump’s Corruption

Washington, D.C.—Neera Tanden, CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, gave the following statement on voters electing a Democratic majority to the House of Representatives, new progressive governors, and countless other progressive victories across the country: The new Democratic House will bring the era of Trump’s unchecked corruption to an end and stop his...

DECLARACIÓN: Trump se desvía desesperadamente hacia la inmigración, porque los republicanos no pueden ganar hablando de planes para eliminar la atención médica, dice Tom Jawetz

Read in English Washington, D.C. — Tom Jawetz, el vicepresidente de política de inmigración del Center for American Progress Action Fund, emitió la siguiente declaración en respuesta al discurso del presidente Donald Trump hoy: Lo más importante del discurso del presidente Trump sobre el tema de la inmigración, es que los republicanos en el Congreso...

STATEMENT: Trump Is Desperately Diverting to Immigration Because Republicans Can’t Win by Talking About Plans to Eliminate Health Care, Says Tom Jawetz

Léalo en español Washington, D.C. — Tom Jawetz, vice president of Immigration Policy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s speech today: The thing about President Trump’s major address today on the issue of immigration is that Republicans in Congress still plan on eliminating coverage for...

RELEASE: The DeVos Family Is Buying Political Sway Ahead of the Midterm Elections

Washington, D.C. — A new analysis by the Center for American Progress Action Fund released today finds that the family of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has made more than $2 million in political contributions to Republican candidates and Republican-aligned groups over the past year—despite Secretary DeVos' pledge not to make political contributions. The analysis finds that...

RELEASE: New CAP Action Social Video “Culture of Corruption” Highlights Two Years of Republican Self-Enrichment

Washington, D.C. — With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, the Center for American Progress Action Fund today released a new social media video, "Culture of Corruption," highlighting the last two years of corruption under President Donald Trump and the Republican majorities in Congress. “Under Trump’s so-called leadership, the culture of corruption has infected...

RELEASE: New Interactive Comparison of Gov. Scott and Sen. Nelson Reveals Effects of Their Policies on Puerto Ricans in Florida and Puerto Rico

Washington, D.C. — A new Center for American Progress Action Fund interactive comparison of Gov. Rick Scott’s (R-FL) and Sen. Bill Nelson’s (D-FL) record lays out their policy positions on a range of issues important to Puerto Rican families in the state of Florida and in Puerto Rico. The interactive makes it clear that Gov. Scott’s (R-FL) policy decisions, which are closely aligned with...

RELEASE: Illinoisan Lea Grover Shows How Rep. Roskam Has Put His Constituents at Risk

Washington, D.C. — A new video relays the challenges of Lea Grover's family in Cary, Illinois. Her husband reached the lifetime limit on coverage allowed by his health care provider shortly after beginning treatment for stage 4 glioblastoma—the most aggressive type of brain cancer. Because of the lifetime limits, Grover’s family was forced to shoulder the costs...