RELEASE: New Research Finds Public Opinion Stacked Against Anti-Environmental Agenda of New Congress

Washington, D.C. — A national public opinion poll released today by the Center for American Progress finds that the most prominent energy and anti-environmental proposals that are expected to be debated in the new Congress face intense, widespread, and bipartisan opposition among voters across the country. Nearly two-thirds of voters who voted for President-elect Donald Trump,...

STATEMENT: CAP President Neera Tanden Calls for Rep. Tom Price to Withdraw Consideration for HHS Secretary Over Insider Trading Allegations

Washington, D.C. — Center for American Progress President and CEO Neera Tanden issued the following statement calling for Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) to withdraw his nomination as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services due to allegations of using his political office for personal gain. Rep. Price is accused of having purchased stock...

RELEASE: In Letter to Senate HELP Committee, 38 Groups Express Concerns with Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos

Washington, D.C. — Thirty-eight groups representing a broad spectrum of education stakeholders have sent a letter to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, or HELP, Committee expressing "strong concerns" with President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to serve as the next U.S. secretary of education, Betsy DeVos. "Over the course of her career as a major campaign...

RELEASE: President-elect Trump Once Thought a Clean Energy Economy Was Good for Business, and It Still Is

Washington, D.C. — Eight years ago, Donald Trump and his children—Ivanka, Donald Jr., and Eric—joined dozens of other business leaders on an open letter to world leaders urging them to secure an ambitious global agreement on climate change. At the time, they called the consequences of inaction “catastrophic and irreversible” and the science supporting these facts...

STATEMENT: CAP’s VP of Immigration Policy on Reintroduction of BRIDGE Act

Washington, D.C. — Today, Sens. Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Reps. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) and Mike Coffman (R-CO) reintroduced the Bar Removal of Immigrants Who Dream and Grow Our Economy, or BRIDGE, Act, a bipartisan and bicameral piece of legislation designed to protect recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA....