RELEASE: The United States and Mexico: The Path Forward

Washington, D.C. — As Mexico prepares to inaugurate Enrique Peña Nieto as its new president on Saturday, the Center for American Progress released “The United States and Mexico: The Path Forward,” which discusses the challenges and opportunities for the U.S.-Mexico relationship as he takes office. The fate of Peña Nieto’s reform agenda will arguably be...

RELEASE: The Turning Point in Spending for Combating HIV/AIDS

Washington, D.C. — In advance of  World AIDS Day, the Center for American Progress today released “The Turning Point in Spending for Combating HIV/AIDS,” which highlights CAP's recommendations for the flagship international anti-HIV/AIDS effort of the United States—the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR—to encourage greater burden-sharing with upper-middle-income countries and regions where...

EVENT ADVISORY: The Obama Coalition in 2012 and Beyond

December 4, 2012, 12:00pm - 1:30pm RSVP to attend this event Bookmark this link to watch the live webcast Washington, D.C. -- In the aftermath of the presidential election, much has been said on how President Obama got to the 270 electoral votes needed for his reelection. In 2011 and 2012, the Center for American...

AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: CAP Experts on the Doha Climate Change Conference

Follow ThinkProgress’s coverage of the climate talks in Doha. Washington, D.C. — As the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting continues this week in Doha, Qatar, the following Center for American Progress experts will be available for comment during the negotiations: Andrew Light, Senior Fellow and Director of International Climate Policy Rebecca Lefton, Policy...

RELEASE: Caught in the Budget Battle: How the ‘Fiscal Showdown’ Impacts LGBT Americans

Washington, D.C. —As fiscal cliff deliberations intensify, the Center for American Progress, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and a coalition of 23 other national LGBT organizations today released “Caught in the Budget Battle: How the ‘Fiscal Showdown’ Impacts Gay and Transgender Americans.” This new report details the negative effects that sequestration would have...

RELEASE: Strong Recusal Rules Are Crucial to Judicial Integrity

Washington, D.C. — As the amount of campaign cash in judicial elections has exploded in recent years, concerns about judicial impartiality have grown more urgent, and the Center for American Progress today released “Strong Recusal Rules Are Crucial to Judicial Integrity.” This new CAP report demonstrates that an abundance of campaign donations has led to alarming...

ADVISORY: Housing Experts to Put the FHA’s Financial Problems in Perspective

Washington, D.C. — On Friday, November 30 the Federal Housing Administration's Acting Commissioner Carol Galante will join a panel of distinguished housing experts and The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiros to put Federal Housing Administration's financial problems in perspective by addressing the major findings from the agency’s 2012 actuarial review and annual report to Congress....

RELEASE: Social Sector Innovation Funds Help Governments Make Smarter Investments

New Report Outlines Lessons Learned and Makes Recommendations for the Future Read the report. Washington, D.C. — As leaders at all levels of government face mounting budgetary challenges, the Center for American Progress and Results for America, an initiative of America Achieves, released a report today exploring how social sector innovation funds use data and...