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Making Progress: 10 Years of Ideas, Action, and Change

play_alt icon Video Today, as the Center for American Progress celebrates its 10th anniversary, we look at the impact CAP has had on the country.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The Top 13 Women of Color to Watch in 2013

These 13 women of color are leaving their mark on everything from politics to entertainment to health.

By Sandra Shaker | Friday, March 8, 2013

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Unchained: Radical Reformer, Nonviolent Militant

This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we should remember the true Dr. King and free him from a reconstructed history that never was.

By Carl Chancellor | Monday, January 21, 2013

Democracy, Democratic Governance, and Transparent Institutions in the American Interest

article icon Issue Brief The Center for American Progress and the Center for Strategic and International Studies have collaborated to promote progressive and democratic governance around the world.

By the Center for American Progress and the Center for Strategic and International Studies | Friday, January 18, 2013

Colorado voters

Comparing Conservative and Progressive Investment in America’s Youth

book_alt2 icon Report Conservative groups’ funding advantage has helped the right communicate with young Americans and develop leaders despite the fundamental issue-area differences between conservative movement fundamentals and the Millennial generation.

By Anne Johnson and Tobin Van Ostern | Thursday, December 6, 2012

3 Lessons the 2012 Election Taught Us About the Progressive Coalition

play_alt icon Video Ruy Teixeira explains why the 2008 presidential outcome was not a fluke and how the progressive coalition has made an impact in 2012.

By Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Waving American flags

The Obama Coalition in the 2012 Election and Beyond

book_alt2 icon Report With President Obama's re-election, a progressive multiracial, multiethnic, and cross-class coalition has clearly emerged, albeit in an early and tenuous stage.

By Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Articulating the Future for Progressivism

Authors Bill Ivey and Joe Romm discuss the power of words in politics at a recent Progressivism on Tap event.

By Catherine Woodiwiss | Thursday, November 15, 2012

Arizona Democrats of all ages celebrate as President Barack Obama is declared the winner of the presidential race at a Democratic Party gathering

The Return of the Obama Coalition

A rising electorate, recovering economy, and rejection of conservative ideology drove the president’s historic re-election in 2012.

By Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Thursday, November 8, 2012

Aubrey Marks, left, helps a University of Central Florida student to register to vote in Orlando, Florida.

Millennial Voters Refuse to Be Left Out of This Election

On the eve of Election Day 2012, our nation’s youngest voters could once again play a key role in the outcome because of their progressive ideals.

By Anne Johnson | Monday, November 5, 2012

Statement on the Passing of Oswaldo Payá

John Podesta on the passing of the Cuban human rights activist.

By John Podesta | Monday, July 23, 2012

Statement on the Passing of Olivier Ferrand

The Center for American Progress mourns the passing of French parliament member and progressive collaborator Olivier Ferrand.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Statement on the Passing of CAP Founding Director Marion Sandler

John Podesta on the passing of CAP Founding Director Marion Sandler.

By John Podesta | Saturday, June 2, 2012

Voter Suppression 101

article icon Issue Brief Scott Keyes, Ian Millhiser, Tobin Van Ostern, and Abraham White expose the voter suppression efforts underway across the country.

By Scott Keyes, Ian Millhiser, Tobin Van Ostern, and Abraham White | Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Sour 16

cursor icon Interactive The Center for American Progress compiled its own bracket for March Madness on the worst conservative legislation in the last year. Help us a pick a winner.

Friday, March 23, 2012

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