RELEASE: Many Congressional Republicans Have Obstructed the Russia Investigation

Washington, D.C. — A new fact sheet from the Center for American Progress Action Fund's Moscow Project shows how certain Republicans in Congress have acted as President Donald Trump’s accomplices throughout the Russia probe and have shielded the president from a thorough investigation. As Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team begins to issue indictments, an alarming...

RELEASE: Contrary to Conventional Wisdom, America’s Working Class Is More Racially Diverse, Nearly Half Female

Washington, D.C. -- In the aftermath of the 2016 election, many have attributed President Donald Trump’s electoral victory to the anger of the working class, calling for progressives to dedicate themselves to winning back these voters—and for some, including President Trump during his campaign, “working class” has effectively become shorthand for white male workers in industries such...

MONDAY: Senators, Faith, Education, Business, and Community Leaders Speak Out for Dreamers at Story-Sharing Marathon on Capitol Hill

Washington, D.C. — On Monday, December 4, the Center for American Progress Action Fund and FWD.us are partnering to host a story-sharing marathon from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET behind the House Triangle on Capitol Hill. Leaders from the faith, education, business, and advocacy communities will come together for a six-hour readout of Dreamer testimonials...

RELEASE: Anti-Union Legislation in Wisconsin Has Significantly Damaged the State’s Public Education System, New American Worker Project Research Reveals

Following the passage of Act 10, legislation championed by Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) that eliminated collective bargaining rights and slashed benefits for public-sector workers, Wisconsin's public education system has seen significant harm. Teacher compensation and experience have dropped drastically and turnover rates have increased—all warning signs to Congress and other states considering similar legislation. Washington, D.C....

TODAY: Sen. Ron Wyden to Join Families Harmed by the Republican Tax Plan’s Cuts to Services for Hardworking Americans

Press Conference Comes Days Before GOP Votes on Bill That Gives Massive Tax Cuts to the Wealthy at the Expense of Middle-Class Families Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, before Republicans vote on their disastrous plan to give tax breaks to millionaires and wealthy corporations, Not One Penny and the Center for American Progress Action Fund will host a...

PRESS CALL ADVISORY: WI, IL, and MN Legislators to Join American Worker Project to Unveil New Research Showing Damaging Impact of Anti-Union Legislation on Public Education

Washington, D.C. — Enacted in 2011, Wisconsin's Act 10—championed by Gov. Scott Walker (R)—virtually eliminated collective bargaining rights and slashed benefits for most public sector workers. Today, members of Congress as well as state-elected officials in Illinois and Minnesota are considering similar legislation to attack public sector employees. Similarly, the U.S. Supreme Court will soon...

EVENT ADVISORY: Small Businesses and America Can’t Afford the Republican Tax Bill

Washington, D.C. — Under the House Republican tax plan, America’s small businesses are at great risk. Giant corporations stand to receive massive tax giveaways while the vast majority of small businesses get nothing. All the while, the plan guts key investments in infrastructure, education, and vital programs such as Medicaid and Medicare, placing an outsize...

STATEMENT: CAP Action CEO Neera Tanden on Gubernatorial Election Results in Virginia and New Jersey

Washington, D.C. — Center for American Progress Action Fund CEO Neera Tanden issued the following statement following the gubernatorial election results in Virginia and New Jersey: Tonight’s election results are a clear rejection of the politics of division, anti-immigrant rhetoric, trickle-down economics, and Donald Trump. Voters in Virginia and New Jersey had a choice between...