Interactive: The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1980–2060
Interactive This interactive shows the growing diversity of every state in the nation from 1980 to 2060.
States of Change
Report The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the nation's voting electorate in all 50 states.
The Political Consequences of the Great Recession
Deep voter pessimism and a lack of an economic agenda from Democrats, not just structural obstacles, drove GOP gains in 2014.
Engaging Youth Voters Beyond Marriage Equality
Issue Brief Findings from a poll of young pro-marriage-equality voters illuminate ways that future progressive campaigns can be responsive to youth voices.
Making Progress: 10 Years of Ideas, Action, and Change
Video Today, as the Center for American Progress celebrates its 10th anniversary, we look at the impact CAP has had on the country.
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.
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.
Democracy, Democratic Governance, and Transparent Institutions in the American Interest
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.
Comparing Conservative and Progressive Investment in America’s Youth
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.
3 Lessons the 2012 Election Taught Us About the Progressive Coalition
Video Ruy Teixeira explains why the 2008 presidential outcome was not a fluke and how the progressive coalition has made an impact in 2012.
The Obama Coalition in the 2012 Election and Beyond
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.
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.
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.
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.
Statement on the Passing of Oswaldo Payá
John Podesta on the passing of the Cuban human rights activist.