STATEMENT: CAP Action’s Neera Tanden Praises New ‘Medicare for America’ Legislation

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced new legislation called "Medicare for America," which would make universal health care a reality in the United States and dramatically rein in out-of-pocket health care costs that are straining too many American families. The proposal stands in stark contrast to Republicans' health care repeal and sabotage proposals, which have...

RELEASE: Veteran Journalist Jodi Enda Named New Editor in Chief of ThinkProgress

Washington, D.C. — Veteran journalist Jodi Enda has been named the new editor in chief of ThinkProgress, the Center for American Progress Action Fund announced today. Enda is the third editor in chief in ThinkProgress' 14-year history and its first female editor in chief. Most recently, Enda worked at CNN, where she was assistant managing...

RELEASE: Moscow Project Releases Comprehensive Report: “Conspiracy Against the United States: The Story of Trump and Russia”

Washington, D.C. – As a new Congress prepares to arrive, CAP Action’s Moscow Project released a comprehensive report laying out not just the overwhelming case that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government to win the 2016 election but also how the U.S. should respond. Since the United States intelligence community released its unclassified...

STATEMENT: Neera Tanden on Voters’ Historic Rebuke of Trump’s Corruption

Washington, D.C.—Neera Tanden, CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, gave the following statement on voters electing a Democratic majority to the House of Representatives, new progressive governors, and countless other progressive victories across the country: The new Democratic House will bring the era of Trump’s unchecked corruption to an end and stop his...

STATEMENT: Trump Administration Makes Extraordinary Request to Bypass Circuit Courts and End DACA, Says Tom Jawetz

Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a petition for a writ of certiorari, making the extraordinary request that the Supreme Court intervene on three Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) cases that have yet to be decided by the U.S. Courts of Appeals in order to end the program and imperil the...

DECLARACIÓN: Trump se desvía desesperadamente hacia la inmigración, porque los republicanos no pueden ganar hablando de planes para eliminar la atención médica, dice Tom Jawetz

Read in English Washington, D.C. — Tom Jawetz, el vicepresidente de política de inmigración del Center for American Progress Action Fund, emitió la siguiente declaración en respuesta al discurso del presidente Donald Trump hoy: Lo más importante del discurso del presidente Trump sobre el tema de la inmigración, es que los republicanos en el Congreso...

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...