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RELEASE: New Report Uncovers How Oil and Gas Industry Investments are Turning the NRA and Safari Club International Against Hunters, Anglers, and Habitat

Washington, D.C. — A new report released today by the Center for American Progress provides an inside look at how a surge of oil and gas industry investments since 2008 has incentivized the National Rifle Association, or NRA, Safari Club International, or SCI, and the Congressional Sportsmen Foundation, or CSF, to help advance drilling interests in...

ADVISORY: CAP to Host Special Screening of ‘Underwater Dreams’

April 29, 2014, 7:00pm ET - 9:30pm ET Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, April 29, the Center for American Progress’ Reel Progress film series, in partnership with FWD.us and the National Immigration Forum, will host  a special screening of Underwater Dreams, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session. Underwater Dreams, narrated by Michael Peña,...

RELEASE: A User’s Guide to the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Budget

Washington, D.C. — Today, just ahead of the National Defense Authorization Act markup next week, the Center for American Progress released a new report that clarifies and extrapolates on the decisions made within the 2015 fiscal year defense budget. “The Pentagon should be commended for making a number of smart choices in its FY 2015...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Carmel Martin on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Michigan’s ban on affirmative action, Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy at the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement: Today's ruling is disappointing because it limits the tools that Michigan’s public universities have at their disposal to pursue diversity...

ADVISORY: CAP to Co-Host Panel with Oscar-Nominated Director of ‘Noah’ on the Nexus of Faith and Environmentalism

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, April 23, the Center for American Progress, the Sierra Club, and Climate Desk will co-host a discussion with acclaimed, Oscar-nominated director Darren Aronofsky on themes within his new film, "Noah," and the larger intersection of environmentalism and faith-based advocacy and collaborations in combating climate change. In his new film "Noah," director...

RELEASE: Recommendations for Common Core Assessment Implementation

Read the report. Washington, D.C. – The transition to the Common Core State Standards offers an important opportunity to replace America’s flawed and misaligned assessment system with better and fairer tests, according to a new report released today by the Center for American Progress. “Our current education standards and assessments system is broken and failing...