STATEMENT: Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel on the Bipartisan Framework to Replace Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate Formula

Washington, D.C. — Today, Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, issued the following reaction to the release of the bipartisan Senate-House framework for replacing Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate, or SGR, mechanism: The bipartisan framework introduced today to replace the flawed and costly Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate formula is a...

ADVISORY: Getting to Results by Investing for Impact

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, November 5, the Center for American Progress will host a discussion with experts in the burgeoning field of social impact investing. Government has a real opportunity to invest in innovation in the social sector. In tight fiscal times, all levels of government seek innovative approaches to deliver better services and get...

RELEASE: Maya Harris Joins the Center for American Progress as Senior Fellow

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Center for American Progress announced that Maya Harris will join the organization as a Senior Fellow. Harris will work with CAP’s economic policy team, Progress 2050, and the Center’s new women’s initiative—the Fair Shot campaign—to develop new ideas to harness the economic power of women and people of color and...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Rudy deLeon on the Passing of Former Rep. Ike Skelton

Washington, D.C. – Former Rep. Ike Skelton (D-MO) passed away yesterday in Virginia. The 81-year-old served 17 terms in Congress. The Center for American Progress’ Senior Vice President for National Security and International Policy Rudy deLeon, who worked with Rep. Skelton as the staff director of the House Armed Services, released the following statement: Ike...

RELEASE: New Report Finds Explosive Campaign Spending and ‘Soft-on-Crime’ Attack Ads Impact State Supreme Court Rulings in Criminal Cases

Washington, D.C. – The recent explosion in judicial campaign cash and the growing use of “soft-on-crime” attack ads in state supreme court elections is impacting states’ criminal justice systems, according to a new report out today from the Center for American Progress. “Criminals and Campaign Cash” explores how, as state supreme court campaigns become more...

RELEASE: Congress’s Inaction on Climate Change Imposes an Unfunded Mandate on State and Local Governments

***Find a full list of products addressing the issues surrounding Superstorm Sandy and climate resiliency here.*** Washington, D.C. — Today—one day before the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy's landfall in New Jersey—the Center for American Progress released an analysis assessing the magnitude of the costs of preparing for more extreme weather and other climate change impacts...

ADVISORY: Joshua DuBois, Tom Perriello to Discuss the Role of Faith in Today’s Political Landscape

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, October 31, the Center for American Progress will host a discussion with Joshua DuBois, former director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, on the role of faith in President Barack Obama's life and the space for prophetic voices in today’s political world. The discussion will also focus on...