RELEASE: Patrick Murphy Joins CAP as Senior Fellow with National Security and International Policy Team

Washington, D.C. — Today Winnie Stachelberg, Executive Vice President of External Affairs at the Center for American Progress, announced that former Congressman Patrick Murphy will be joining CAP’s National Security and International Policy team as a Senior Fellow. Building upon his congressional career, Murphy will continue to focus on enhancing our national security and supporting...

RELEASE: Glen S. Fukushima Joins CAP as Senior Fellow with National Security and International Policy Team

Washington, D.C. — Today John Podesta, Chair and Counselor of the Center for American Progress, announced that former chairman and director of Airbus Japan K.K., Glen S. Fukushima, will be joining CAP’s National Security and International Policy team as a Senior Fellow. His work at CAP will focus on U.S.–Japan relations, U.S. foreign policy in...

RELEASE: Patrick Murphy, David Miliband, and Glen S. Fukushima Join CAP’s National Security and International Policy Team

Washington, D.C. — Today Neera Tanden, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress, announced that former Congressman Patrick Murphy, the Right Honorable David Miliband, and president and former chairman and director of Airbus Japan K.K. Glen S. Fukushima will be joining CAP’s National Security and International Policy team. “The arrival of Patrick Murphy,...

ADVISORY: State Education Agency Capacity and the New Teacher Evaluation Systems

Washington, D.C. – The Obama administration’s Race to the Top competitive grant program triggered an unprecedented wave of state teacher evaluation reform across the country. Most of the scholarly analysis of this activity to date has focused on the design of the evaluation instruments, or the implementation of the new evaluations by districts and schools....

AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: CAP Experts on the Changing Demographics’ Effect on President Obama’s Re-election

Washington, D.C. — The nation’s rapidly changing demographics helped President Barack Obama win a second term, reiterating the growing importance of an increasingly diverse America. President Obama surpassed his 2008 performance among Latinos by winning approximately 71 percent of Latino support, according to the most recent impremedia/Latino Decisions poll. This is compared to the 67...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Neera Tanden on Obama Presidential Victory

Washington, D.C. — Today, Neera Tanden, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress, had the following reaction to the presidential election results: This election offered a clear choice between an America that works for everyone, and a top-down America that works only for the wealthy few. The outcome was decisive: Voters chose an...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Heather Boushey on October Jobs Report

Washington, D.C. — Today, Heather Boushey, Senior Economist at the Center for American Progress, had the following reaction to the announcement of October’s employment figures: October's strong job gains, on top of upward revisions for August and September, show the resilience of the U.S. economy and are further proof that investing in the middle class...