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Congressional Republican Leaders Claim to Support the Middle Class, but Their Budgets Only Work for the Wealthy Few

Tom Price House Republican budgetCongressional leaders are trying to improve how they talk about inequality, stagnant wages, and middle-class economic insecurity, but their budgets still only advance the interests of those at the very top.

by Harry Stein and Anna Chu | Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Testing Congressional Republicans’ Sincerity About Tackling Inequality

husband and wifeHouse and Senate budgets will be a test of how serious majority leaders are about boosting opportunity and expanding the middle class.

by Melissa Boteach, Rebecca Vallas, Anna Chu | Thursday, March 12, 2015

Considerations in Dynamic Scoring and Macroeconomic Modeling

Calculator book_alt2 icon Report Since the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation are being forced to adopt dynamic scoring, they should consider the most recent credible economic research on tax cuts, inequality, and growth.

by Anna Chu | Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Need to Protect Private Enforcement Mechanisms

JusticeA recent Delaware Supreme Court decision threatens to undermine shareholders’ abilities to bring private litigation against corrupt companies.

by Anna Chu | Friday, November 7, 2014

Uncounted Votes

African American voters book_alt2 icon Report A first-of-its-kind analysis of county-level 2012 election data finds that, in 16 states, voters in counties with a higher percentage of minorities cast provisional ballots at higher rates.

by Joshua Field, Charles Posner, Anna Chu | Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Ryan Budget Is a Broken Record of Failed Trickle-Down Economics

Rep. Paul RyanThis year’s Ryan budget once again slashes middle-class investments and the social safety net in order to continue giving tax breaks to millionaires, corporations, and Big Oil.

by Anna Chu and Harry Stein | Tuesday, April 1, 2014

6 Surprising Facts About the Minimum Wage

play_alt icon Video The federal minimum wage has not been raised in more than five years. Here are six facts explaining why Congress needs to raise it to $10.10 an hour.

by Anna Chu and Andrew Satter | Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Mapping the State of Women in America

This interactive map shows how women are faring in economics, leadership, and health across all 50 states.

by Anna Chu and Charles Posner | Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The State of Women in America

Woman book_alt2 icon Report CAP examines both the progress made and the challenges remaining for women across the country, reviewing three categories that are critical to women’s overall well-being: economics, leadership, and health.

by Anna Chu and Charles Posner | Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Explore the Data: The State of Women in America

cursor icon Interactive These interactive tables show how women are faring across the United States.

by Anna Chu and Charles Posner | Wednesday, September 25, 2013

How the Ryan Budget Impacts Seniors

Marty Robertson, Bernadette WinkoThe latest House Republican budget is an assault on seniors—from the health care and prescription drugs they need to stay healthy, to the care they need in their twilight years, to the very meals they eat.

by Anna Chu | Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Third Time’s Not a Charm

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)The American people have soundly rejected the elements central to Rep. Paul Ryan’s latest House GOP budget, yet he insists on trotting out the same stale ideas.

by Michael Linden and Anna Chu | Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The Impact of the Sequester on Communities Across America

House Speaker John Boehner article icon Issue Brief Looming across-the-board federal spending cuts will undermine the economy, threaten our safety, and hurt American families.

by Anna Chu | Friday, February 22, 2013

Anna Chu

Anna Chu is the Vice President of Policy and Research at American Progress. She brings experience working on a multitude of economic campaigns as the Policy Director for the Center for American Progress Action Fund War Room. She also served as the policy director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee during the successful 2012 cycle in […]

| Monday, February 11, 2013