ADVISORY: CAP Action Hosts a Discussion on Latinas in the Resistance

Washington, D.C. — Throughout our nation’s history, Latinas have been a voice at the forefront of ensuring equality for all Americans. Despite the challenges our nation faces, Latinas represent a growing economic and political force that is thriving and optimistic about America’s future. For more than a year, the Trump administration has sought to undermine American democracy...

RELEASE: New CAP Action ‘Corruptipedia’ Website Asks Americans to Help Catalog Trump’s Culture of Corruption

Washington, D.C. — With every morning bringing new revelations of corruption from the Trump White House, his Cabinet, and his enablers in Congress, the Center for American Progress Action Fund has created a “Corruptipedia” to catalogue the new culture of corruption in Washington. While the website is being launched with more than 100 examples of...

RELEASE: On the Anniversary of James Comey’s Firing, The Moscow Project Releases Comprehensive Collusion Video Narrated by Bradley Whitford

Washington, D.C. — The complexities of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election can seem insurmountable to the average observer, but CAP Action’s Moscow Project lays out the facts in a comprehensive and easy-to-follow video released today, the anniversary of former FBI Director James Comey’s firing. On May 9, 2017, President Donald Trump...

RELEASE: ThinkProgress Launches New Tool to Track the Extreme Right Online

Washington, D.C. — ThinkProgress has launched a new dashboard to monitor and track trends, topics, and conversations moving through the extreme right on Twitter. The dashboard will allow readers to examine what fringe, far-right communities are discussing in real time, and it will shine a light on how these ideas often permeate the mainstream political...

RELEASE: Working-Class Americans Want Progressive Economic Policies, New CAP Action Analysis of Nationally Representative Surveys Shows

Washington, D.C. — Workers of all races and ethnicities—especially those without four-year college degrees—face real economic challenges, but they also support progressive economic policies that would make the U.S. economy work better for the working class, according to a new analysis of nationally representative surveys from the American Worker Project at the Center for American Progress Action...

RELEASE: New CAP Action Column Tracks the Waste and Abuse in Trump’s Cabinet

Washington, D.C. — As details continue to emerge about Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s sweetheart deal on townhouse co-owned by the wife of a top energy lobbyist, the Center for American Progress Action Fund has created a new column to track the rampant waste and abuse in the Trump administration’s cabinet. Based on spending that...

RELEASE: Trump’s Russia Cover-Up By the Numbers: 70 Contacts with Russia-Linked Operatives

Washington, D.C. — A new brief from the Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Moscow Project shows that, based on public reporting and indictments by special counsel Robert Mueller, there are at least 70 known contacts between Trump’s team and Russia-linked operatives during the campaign and transition, including at least 22 meetings. At least 12 members of the...

RELEASE: Ten Major Companies Dump NRA, as Victims Denounce the Organization and ThinkProgress Shines a Light on Ties

Washington, D.C. — As the National Rifle Association (NRA) grows increasingly out of touch with most American gun owners, the organization still claims “more than five million members.” A number of corporations are making membership to the group—which opposes nearly all gun safety legislation—more enticing by partnering with the NRA on a range of discounts...

RELEASE: The Moscow Project, CAP Action’s Investigation Into Russian Meddling, Launches New Comprehensive Website

Washington, D.C. — The Moscow Project, the Center for American Progress Action Fund’s initiative to analyze Russian attacks on American democracy, launched a new, comprehensive website today to provide an up-to-the-minute resource for followers of the Russia investigation. The website weaves original research with outside reporting to provide a one-stop shop for audiences interested in Russian interference, whether...

STATEMENT: Congressional Republicans and the Trump Administration Must Stop Playing Political Games with the Lives of Immigrant Youth, Says CAP Action’s Tom Jawetz

Washington, D.C. — Tom Jawetz, vice president of Immigration Policy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, released the following statement today regarding the Senate’s failure to reach consensus on a path forward for Dreamers. We are deeply disappointed at the Senate’s failure to pass protections for Dreamers today. While Senate Democrats used their amendment...