RELEASE: New CAP Action-Data for Progress Polling Finds Voters Overwhelmingly Support Prescription Drug Negotiation, More Inclined To Back Democrats Who Support the Policy

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress Action Fund and Data for Progress released new survey data on voters' views on prescription drug reform. The nationally representative survey of 1,188 voters was fielded September 10–13, 2021, and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points. The release of the results...

PRESS CALL ADVISORY: DCCC Chairman Maloney and Frontline House Democrats To Discuss Importance of Negotiating for Lower Drug Prices To Build Back Better

Washington, D.C. — On Friday, the Center for American Progress Action Fund will host a press call with Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC); Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS); Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL); and Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA) to discuss Democratic efforts to lower drug prices as Congress works...

STATEMENT: Youngkin’s Refusal To Repudiate GOP Lt. Gov. Candidate’s Endorsement of Texas-Style Abortion Ban Underscores His Radical Views on Reproductive Rights

Washington, D.C. — In a recent interview on Newsmax, Virginia Republican Lt. Gov. candidate Winsome Sears said that she would support passing a Texas-style abortion ban in the commonwealth. Under such a ban, people would be criminalized for getting an abortion after six weeks, before many even know that they are pregnant. Jamille Fields Allsbrook,...

STATEMENT: Podesta Commends Democratic Unity To Rebuild the Middle Class, Grow the Economy

Washington, D.C. — John Podesta, founder of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, released the following statement on the House of Representatives' passage of the rules package to move forward on President Joe Biden’s jobs plans: It is a monumental task to address the fundamental challenges that have held back American families and economic growth, and...

STATEMENT: CAP Action Founder John Podesta Says Democrats Moving Forward on Sustained Economic Growth by Rebuilding the Middle Class

Washington, D.C. — John Podesta, founder of the Center for American Progress Action Fund and chair of CAP Action's board of directors, released the following statement today on Senate Democrats' budget reconciliation bill: With the impending passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, and the introduction of the Build Back Better agenda through reconciliation, President Joe Biden and...

RELEASE: New Polling on Internet Companies: Voters Support Stronger Regulations, Breaking Up Tech To Protect Consumers

Washington, D.C. — New data from a national survey of 1,200 registered voters conducted by the Center for American Progress Action Fund and Public Citizen show overwhelming support from voters of both parties to rein in the power and influence of big technology and social media companies, both by breaking up monopolies and imposing stronger...

STATEMENT: Infrastructure Deal Is a Credit to Democrats’ Bipartisan Efforts—Now Time to Build Back Better

Washington, D.C. — Today the White House and a bipartisan group of senators announced that they'd reached an agreement on a proposed bipartisan infrastructure bill. Following the announcement, John Podesta, founder and chair of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, issued the following statement: The bipartisan infrastructure deal is a significant achievement for President Joe...

ONLINE EVENT ADVISORY: How States Are on the Front Line of Protecting the Right To Vote

Washington, D.C. — States served as laboratories for democracy during the past year, expanding access to voting during the COVID-19 pandemic and leading the highest-turnout election in 100 years. Election and pro-voter reforms—such as mail voting, same-day registration, and early voting—have never mattered more. And yet there are coordinated campaigns in some states to eliminate...

STATEMENT: Virginians Deserve Answers to Key Questions From GOP Governor Candidate on Choice, CAP Action’s Fields Allsbrook Says

Washington, D.C. — The Republican candidate for Virginia governor, Glenn Youngkin, appeared in a video yesterday admitting he has not fully disclosed his position toward abortion rights during the campaign because “as a campaign topic, sadly, that in fact won’t win my independent votes that I have to get.” Youngkin also added he was “staunchly,...

STATEMENT: Senate Republican Filibuster of Equal Pay Bill Is a Betrayal of American Women

Washington, D.C. — Today, Republicans in the U.S. Senate voted to support a filibuster of the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that would help combat pay discrimination by strengthening equal pay protections and enforcement tools to challenge discriminatory pay practices. Jocelyn Frye, senior fellow with the Women’s Initiative at the Center for American Progress Action...