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A More Effective Federal Budget Process

Setting a responsible course for the federal budget requires political will and compromise.

Fixing Sequestration and Improving the Budget Process

Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy at the Center for American Progress, submitted testimony to the House Budget Committee for its hearing on the first principles of congressional budgeting.

Opportunities and Challenges in U.S.-Africa Relations

Like most presidents, Obama’s track record promoting peace on the African continent has been a decidedly mixed bag.

Financial aid office

Improving Student Loan Servicing

The Center for American Progress makes comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on ways to improve student loan servicing.

Promoting Inclusive Capitalism

Workers are not reaping the full benefits of their increasing productivity or the country’s economic growth.

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Would Make Communities Safer

Passing comprehensive reform would allow immigration authorities to target individuals who truly threaten public safety.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Has Proven Its Worth

In the most painful way possible, America learned what happens when financial oversight is not taken seriously.

Video: Their Baby Was Denied Access to Care Because They Are Gay

play_alt icon Video LGBT couple Krista and Jami Contreras discuss what happened when they took their infant daughter to the pediatrician for the first time.

Richard Cordray

Many Successes in Just a Few Years: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Turns 5

As critics call for deregulation, the CFPB demonstrates America’s need for a financial referee.

Kenya Obama election celebration

President Obama’s Africa Record: The Hard Road to a Genuine Partnership

On the cusp of his trip to Africa, how does President Obama’s record on the continent stand up?

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Capitalism for Everyone

book_alt2 icon Report Policymakers can help workers, businesses, and investors do better by encouraging companies to adopt broad-based profit-sharing programs.

Normandale Community College Latino Club

Federal-Local Coordination on Immigration Enforcement: Prioritizing Public Safety

Prioritizing safety for all is the focus of locally tailored immigration enforcement programs.

A Multifaceted Strategy for Constraining Iran’s Destructive Behavior

In the wake of a nuclear deal, the United States and its partners must work to counter Iran's destructive behavior across the Middle East.

Progress Continues One Year After the White House Summit on Working Families

cursor icon Interactive It has been one year since the White House Summit on Working Families. This interactive shows some of the progress that has been made for working families during that time.

Iran deal negotiators

Ensuring that the Nuclear Agreement Effectively Constrains Iran

article icon Issue Brief Congress should measure the deal against the main alternatives and work with the Obama administration to ensure strong and effective implementation using three steps.

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