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Census Data Underscore the Urgency of Enacting Job-Creation Measures

book_alt2 icon Report Neera Tanden, Heather Boushey, and Melissa Boteach make recommendations for improving the jobs picture and Americans’ economic security based on the latest income, poverty, and health insurance numbers.

By Neera Tanden, Heather Boushey, and Melissa Boteach | Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Democracy Also Means Opportunity

Neera Tanden says the United States needs a new Marshall Plan to help Egyptians realize the economic opportunities that come with democracy.

By Neera Tanden | Thursday, February 17, 2011

Interactive Assessment: Judge Vinson’s Affordable Care Act Decision

cursor icon Interactive The Center for American Progress demonstrates why Vinson’s ruling in Florida is wrong or purposively misleading in every section.

By Neera Tanden, Ian Millhiser, and Tony Carrk | Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Affordable Care Is Constitutional

Neera Tanden reacts to conservative activist judge’s ruling that would invalidate part of the landmark Affordable Care Act.

By Neera Tanden | Monday, December 13, 2010

Neera Tanden

Neera Tanden is the President of the Center for American Progress and Counselor to the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Tanden has served in both the Obama and Clinton administrations, as well as presidential campaigns and think tanks. Most recently, Tanden served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Center, overseeing strategic planning, operations, […]

Thursday, August 17, 2006

Repeal/Reform of the Estate Tax

Download this memo in PDF Background Recently, the House of Representatives passed legislation to permanently repeal the estate tax and the Senate is likely to take up the issue in the coming months. Repeal or near-repeal of the estate tax represents a massive tax cut for the heirs of the wealthiest at the expense of […]

By Gene Sperling, John Podesta, John S. Irons, and Neera Tanden | Thursday, June 30, 2005