RELEASE: Previewing Pakistan’s 2013 Elections

Read the full report here. Washington, D.C. — This past week, for the first time in its history, Pakistan's democratically elected government completed its entire term and is now expected to transfer power to another democratically elected government. Today the Center for American Progress released “Previewing Pakistan’s 2013 Elections,” a comprehensive source of information on...

RELEASE: The Economic Effects of Granting Legal Status and Citizenship to Undocumented Immigrants

Washington, D.C. — The movement toward comprehensive immigration reform has accelerated significantly in recent months. A bipartisan “Gang of 8” in the Senate—a group of four Democratic senators and four Republican senators—released a framework for immigration reform on January 28, 2013, and the next day President Barack Obama gave a speech launching White House efforts...

ADVISORY: Education Experts to Discuss Rethinking School Governance

Washington, D.C. — At an event on Friday, March 22, 2013, a panel of distinguished education experts will discuss how rethinking school governance and the role of school boards can spur innovation and improve student achievement. At the event, professors Paul Manna and Patrick McGuinn will provide an overview of the education-governance debate, while education...

RELEASE: The Clean Murray Budget Versus the Dirty Ryan Budget

Washington, D.C. — As the full Senate and House prepare to debate their budget resolutions for fiscal year 2014 that reflect diametrically opposed visions of American’s energy and climate futures, the Center for American Progress today released “The Clean Murray Budget Versus the Dirty Ryan Budget.” The Senate budget, authored by Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray...

ADVISORY: USAID Administrator to Discuss Global Development in the 21st Century, Release First USAID Forward Progress Report

Washington, D.C. — Please join the American Enterprise Institute and the Center for American Progress on Wednesday, March 20, for remarks to be delivered by U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah and the release of USAID’s first progress report on its signature reform initiative, USAID Forward. Administrator Shah’s remarks, the proceeding discussion with AEI's Danielle...

STATEMENT: John Podesta on the Nomination of Thomas Perez as Secretary of Labor

Washington, D.C. — In response to President Barack Obama's nomination today of Thomas E. Perez for secretary of labor, the Center for American Progress released the following statement by CAP Chair and former White House Chief of Staff John Podesta: I commend President Obama’s choice of Tom Perez, assistant U.S. attorney general for civil rights,...