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Outpouring of Support for the EPA’s Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution from Power Plants

article icon Issue Brief The Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan has been backed by a range of supporters, including churches, big business, and even power companies.

by Abby Bar-Lev and Billy Corriher | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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Improving Americans’ Retirement Outcomes Through the National Savings Plan

book_alt2 icon Report Policymakers should take action to expand retirement plan access to the millions of Americans without a workplace retirement plan.

by David Madland, Alex Rowell, Rowland Davis | Thursday, January 28, 2016

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Democracy 2015: A Year in Review

article icon Issue Brief This past year has seen democracy issues take center stage in the national debate. Unfortunately, while many state policymakers have capitalized on nationwide momentum for reform, some leaders continue to advance an agenda that takes their state in the wrong direction.

by Lauren Harmon | Monday, December 21, 2015

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Key Facts About Colorado Voting Demographics

article icon Fact Sheet New election simulations and research on deferred action in Colorado highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.

by Charles Posner and Lizet Ocampo | Friday, December 11, 2015

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Key Facts About Florida Voting Demographics

article icon Fact Sheet New election simulations and research on deferred action in Florida highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.

by Charles Posner and Lizet Ocampo | Friday, December 11, 2015

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How the Rising Share of Latino Voters Will Impact the 2016 Elections

book_alt2 icon Report New election simulations in key states highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.

by Anna Chu and Charles Posner | Wednesday, December 9, 2015

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Key Facts About Nevada Voting Demographics

article icon Fact Sheet New election simulations and research on deferred action in Nevada highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.

by Charles Posner and Lizet Ocampo | Wednesday, December 9, 2015

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The State of Immigration Reform

book_alt2 icon Report Everything voters need to know about the challenges facing the U.S. immigration system and the current debate around immigration reform.

by Kristen Ellingboe and Anna Perina | Wednesday, December 9, 2015

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Contracting that Works

book_alt2 icon Report State and local governments can boost job standards across our economy; ensure that high-road business can compete on an even playing field; and provide taxpayers with good value by adopting the government contracting practices identified in this report.

by Karla Walter, David Madland, Paul Sonn, Tsedeye Gebreselassie | Friday, November 13, 2015

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1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Back

article icon Issue Brief Sen. Marco Rubio’s proposal for paid family leave fails to meet the needs of modern working families.

by Anna Chu, Kristen Ellingboe, Sarah Jane Glynn | Tuesday, October 27, 2015

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The Dog-Whistle Politics of Seizing and Selling American Lands and Energy Resources in the West

article icon Issue Brief Republican presidential candidates are using proposals to seize, sell, or privatize America’s public lands to curry favor with the far-right wing.

by Nicole Gentile and Matt Lee-Ashley | Tuesday, October 27, 2015

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Jeb Bush’s Low-Energy Health Care Plan

article icon Issue Brief Predictably, GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s health plan would repeal the Affordable Care Act and offer only platitudes and failed policies to replace it.

by Anna Chu, Kristen Ellingboe, Thomas Huelskoetter | Thursday, October 15, 2015

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The Best, Smartest, Most Tremendous Giveaway to the Wealthy Few

article icon Fact Sheet Donald Trump follows the GOP presidential primary field with a tax plan that promises even bigger gains for the richest Americans.

by Ryan Erickson | Monday, September 28, 2015

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The Trump Effect: How the GOP Candidates’ Views on Immigration Mirror ‘The Donald’

article icon Fact Sheet An analysis of the top-polling GOP candidates’ positions on immigration shows that their views aren’t that different from Donald Trump’s beliefs.

by Ryan Erickson and Angela Maria Kelley | Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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Right of Reagan

book_alt2 icon Report While the current GOP presidential candidates pledge allegiance to Ronald Reagan, the 40th president’s record shows much more pragmatism and willingness to compromise than today’s Republican Party.

by Charles Posner, Molly Cain, Anna Chu | Monday, September 14, 2015

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