RELEASE: CAP Action Campaign Highlights Trump Administration’s False Promise on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices

Washington, D.C. — As part of the Center for American Progress Action Fund’s ongoing seven-figure effort to hold President Donald Trump accountable for his false 2016 campaign promises—and as a collection of former Big Pharma lobbyists, such as U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, are overseeing drug pricing issues—CAPAF is releasing a new video...

STATEMENT: ThinkProgress Editor-in-Chief Jodi Enda’s Statement on ThinkProgress’ Independent Journalism

Washington, D.C. — Jodi Enda, editor-in-chief of ThinkProgress, released the following statement today on ThinkProgress and Sen. Bernie Sanders: ThinkProgress is an editorially independent journalistic entity. Neither CAP nor CAP Action reviews our work before we hit publish. Neither CAP nor CAP Action had anything to do with the article or video related to Sen. Sanders or articles...

STATEMENT: American Progress EVP Daniella Gibbs Léger Statement on ThinkProgress

Washington, D.C. — Daniella Gibbs Léger, executive vice president for communications and strategy at American Progress, issued the following statement regarding Sen. Bernie Sanders and ThinkProgress: The Center for American Progress is a research institution focused on ideas and policy. ThinkProgress is part of CAP Action: It is editorially independent of both CAP and CAP Action...

RELEASE: New CAP Action Campaign Targets Trump Administration’s Revolving Door With Big Pharma Executives

Washington, D.C. — As a part of the Center for American Progress Action Fund’s ongoing seven-figure effort to hold President Donald Trump accountable for his false campaign promises—and as a collection of former Big Pharma lobbyists such as U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar are overseeing drug pricing issues—CAPAF is releasing a new video in...

RELEASE: CAP Action Fund Tracker Underscores More of Trump’s Broken Promises to the American Worker

Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s American Worker Project is tracking every action the president takes to weaken job protections for Americans, with 10 new examples published today to outline how the Trump administration has waged a steady and unceasing war on workers—the very people Donald Trump promised to protect and...

STATEMENT: Trump Administration’s Request to 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Doubles Down on Cruelty in Health Care Debate

This press release contains a correction. Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Justice informed the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it would not challenge a U.S. District Court ruling from December 2018 that invalidated the Affordable Care Act. Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, released...

STATEMENT: Moscow Project’s Max Bergmann on Attorney General Barr’s Whitewashed Letter

Washington, D.C. —  In response to Attorney General Barr's completely inadequate release of a four-page letter interpreting the Mueller report, Director of the Moscow Project and CAP Action Senior Fellow Max Bergmann issued the following statement: Robert Mueller has finished his investigation and it is past time that the American people hear from him. Mueller’s...

EVENT ADVISORY: Building the Bench: Lieutenant Governors and Progressive Power

Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, March 26, the Center for American Progress Action Fund will host Lt. Govs. Bethany Hall-Long (D-DE), Kathleen C. Hochul (D-NY), Howie Morales (D-NM), and Garlin Gilchrist (D-MI)—four of the country's pre-eminent lieutenant governors—to discuss how their states are working to protect the environment, expand access to health care, promote economic development,...

RELEASE: Rep. Garcia, Construction Industry Owner, and Reconstruction Workers on Protecting Dreamers and TPS Recipients, Role in Natural Disaster Recovery Efforts

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), House Judiciary Committee member, joined the Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Tom Jawetz; Stan Marek, CEO of MAREK; a recovery-area Temporary Protected Status (TPS) worker, Djhym Joseph; and Dreamer Jesus Contreras to highlight the outsized role that TPS holders in construction occupations—many doing specialized work and in supervisory roles—are...

ADVISORY: Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Hon. Robert Reich on America’s Monopoly Problem

Washington, D.C.— America faces a problem of rising market concentration across the economy. Robust competition is the foundation of economic liberty, opportunity, and broadly shared prosperity in America. Yet competition doesn’t happen by accident: Experience teaches us that government has a vital role to play in reining in corporate power and securing open, competitive markets....