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...

RELEASE: Rep. McSally’s Allegiance to Party Would Come at a Great Cost to Arizona Students and Teachers

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress Action Fund released a new column exploring U.S. Senate candidate and current House Rep. Martha McSally's (R-AZ) previously stated positions on education issues, as well as how congressional Republicans' agenda to slash federal support for K-12 education would ravage Arizona. The column's release comes on the same day...

RELEASE: As Republicans Gaslight America on Pre-Existing Condition Protections, Here Is How Many Times They Voted to Repeal Them

This press release contains a correction. Washington, D.C. — An increasing number of Republican incumbents are running television ads claiming that they support protections for people with pre-existing conditions, despite their votes in Congress being wholly inconsistent with this rhetoric. The Center for American Progress Action Fund has released a comprehensive record of how many times the most vulnerable House Republicans...