EVENT ADVISORY: Sen. Chris Murphy to Discuss the Trump National Security Crisis

Washington, D.C. — Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for remarks from and a conversation with Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Sen. Murphy will step back from the headline-grabbing crises in Syria and Ukraine and make the case that there is no corner of the...

RELEASE: CAP Action Campaign Highlights Trump Administration’s Broken Promise on Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to threaten the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the federal courts and to propose deep cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security, the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in a social media campaign to educate Americans on what’s at stake. The...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to Minnesota Working Families

Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will headline an event at the Target Center in Minneapolis. In previous visits to Minnesota, Trump promised working families that his administration would raise wages, improve health care, and bring back jobs from overseas. In reality, the Trump administration has failed to deliver on these promises—siding with corporations...

RELEASE: “With the Affordable Care Act, We Have Some Comfort”: CAP Action Campaign Highlights Trump Administration’s Broken Promise on Protections for Preexisting Conditions

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to try to use the federal courts to destroy the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including protections for Americans with preexisting conditions, the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in its social media campaign to educate Americans on what’s at stake. The campaign...

RELEASE: ‘He doesn’t have a plan’: CAP Action Campaign Highlights Trump Administration Broken Promise on Medicare and Medicaid

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to threaten the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the federal courts and to propose deep cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security, the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in a social media campaign to educate Americans on what’s at stake. The...

CAP Action Statement on ThinkProgress Operations

The Center for American Progress Action Fund released the following statement: “The Center for American Progress and Center for American Progress Action Fund are both proudly unionized workplaces. We were faced with a difficult decision when, due to the same digital media trends that have faced so many media outlets, the ThinkProgress budget deficit—which fell...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Broken Promises to North Carolina Working Families

Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will visit Fayetteville, North Carolina—a state where he promised working families that he would raise wages, improve health care, and be the “greatest jobs President that God ever created.” In reality, his administration has failed to deliver on these promises—siding with corporations and insurance companies to end protections...

RELEASE: ‘I Call Bull’ CAP Action Campaign Highlights Trump Administration’s Broken Promise on Protections for Preexisting Conditions

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration continues to try to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the federal courts, including protections for Americans with preexisting conditions, the Center for American Progress Action Fund is releasing a new video in a social media campaign to educate Americans on what’s at stake. The campaign is...

Statement on ThinkProgress

Washington, D.C. - Navin Nayak, Executive Director of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, issued the following statement: We are very sad to announce that after more than two months of searching, we have been unable to identify a new publisher for ThinkProgress, and we are left with no choice but to close ThinkProgress as...

ADVISORY: Toward Tax Fairness: At CAP Action, Sen. Ron Wyden to Unveil a Proposal to Fix the Unfair U.S. Tax Code

Washington, D.C. — Wealth inequality in the United States has swelled to historic levels. One reason is the broken tax code, which preferences income from wealth over income from work in several ways. Ultrawealthy taxpayers whose income derives from capital gains pay special low tax rates. To a large extent, they can decide when—and sometimes...