STATEMENT: CAP’s Sabina Dewan on the President’s Call for Negotiations on a New Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Washington, D.C. – In response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last night, Sabina Dewan, Director of Globalization and International Employment at the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement: President Obama’s call for concluding the Trans-Pacific Partnership and for launching negotiations on a new Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership are welcome...

ADVISORY: New York Times D.C. Bureau Chief David Leonhardt to Discuss New E-Book on Economic Competitiveness

Washington, D.C. – As Washington once again seeks to avoid senseless “sequestration” spending cuts, the Center for American Progress will host New York Times D.C. Bureau Chief David Leonhardt on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 for timely and important conversation on his new e-book, Here’s the Deal. These seemingly endless series of fiscal crises in Washington...

RELEASE: U.S.-China Study Group on G-20 Reform

Read "U.S.-China Study Group on G-20 Reform: Final Report” in full here. Read “How the United States and China Can Strengthen the G-20, and Vice Versa” here. Washington, D.C. — Today, ahead of the G-20 talks in Moscow, the Center for American Progress released “U.S.-China Study Group on G-20 Reform: Final Report,” produced in conjunction...

STATEMENT: CAP experts on the State of the Union Address

Washington, DC – In response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address tonight, CAP experts issued the following statements: Neera Tanden, Center for American Progress President and CEO: “Tonight, President Obama put forward a bold plan to promote shared prosperity for all Americans. While conservatives scramble to repackage stale top-down policies, the president...

STATEMENT: Housing Expert Julia Gordon on Tonight’s State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C. — In reaction to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address tonight, Julia Gordon, Director of Housing Finance and Policy at the Center for American Progress, released the following statement: We welcome President Obama's comments regarding the importance of assisting homeowners, particularly his support for programs to enable more homeowners to refinance...

STATEMENT: Angela Maria Kelley on the State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C. — In response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address this evening, Angela Maria Kelley, Vice President for Immigration Policy and Advocacy at the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement: Tonight, President Obama once again staked out his strong support for immigration reform. He made it clear that fixing our...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Caroline Wadhams on the State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C. — In response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address this evening, Caroline Wadhams, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement: The president’s announcement to draw down our presence in Afghanistan to approximately 34,000 troops sets the United States on the right trajectory of continued drawdown from...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Michael Ettlinger on the State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C. — In reaction to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address tonight, Michael Ettlinger, Vice President of Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress, released the following statement: The key economic message in this speech was the president’s forceful embrace of the increasingly adopted view among economists that a strong middle class—not...

STATEMENT: CAP President Neera Tanden on the State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C. — In response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address tonight, Center for American Progress President and CEO Neera Tanden issued the following statement: Tonight, President Obama put forward a bold plan to promote shared prosperity for all Americans. While conservatives scramble to repackage stale top-down policies, the president affirmed that...

AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: CAP Immigration Experts Available to Discuss State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C. – In anticipation of tonight’s State of the Union address, the following experts on the Center for American Progress’s Immigration Policy team are available for comment: Angela Maria Kelley, Vice President, Immigration Policy Marshall Fitz, Director, Immigration Policy Vanessa Cárdenas, Director, Progress 2050 To speak with our experts, please contact: Crystal Patterson (immigration, ethnic...