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The Path to 270 Revisited

book_alt2 icon Report The complex mix of demographics, economics, and ideology makes the already-close presidential race even more vigorously contested.

Ruy Teixeira on the Path to 270 Electoral Votes

play_alt icon Video Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Ruy Teixeira outlines the demographic and economic factors that will drive the 2012 presidential election.

The Path to 270

book_alt2 icon Report Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin explain how the shifting demographic balance of the American electorate, and the objective reality and voter perception of the economy in key battleground states will both play huge roles in determining the 2012 presidential election.

The Constitution Is Inherently Progressive

John Podesta and John Halpin on how the values in the Constitution are those that both progressives and conservatives should cherish and protect.

Obama’s New Populism Isn’t Alienating Moderates

Ruy Teixeira on Obama's new political strategy.

How to Exploit America’s Contradictory Relationship to Keynes

Ruy Teixeira explains why Americans are operationally Keynesian in The New Republic.

The Demographic Change and Progressive Political Strategy Series

book_alt2 icon Report A series of reports about the progressives response to demographic change throughout Europe, Australia, and the United States.

The Origins and Evolution of Progressive Economics

book_alt2 icon Report Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin examine several core assumptions that broadly define a progressive approach to economics in terms of theory, values, and practice.

The Progressivism of America’s Founding

book_alt2 icon Report Part five of the Progressive Tradition Series examines the relationship between progressivism and America's founding.

The Role of Faith in the Progressive Movement

book_alt2 icon Report Marta Cook and John Halpin examine the religious roots of progressivism.

Universal Human Rights in Progressive Thought and Politics

book_alt2 icon Report John Halpin, William Schulz, and Sarah Dreier explore the origins of human rights principles and how they fit into progressivism.

Politics Doesn’t Stop at Water’s Edge

The Progressive Studies Program’s Progressive Authors Series hold an event with Julian Zelizer on his new book on how domestic politics shape foreign policy.

Justice Stevens’s Principled and Pragmatic Legacy

CAP’s Progressive Authors Series discusses a new book on the life and career of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

Social Movements and Progressivism

book_alt2 icon Report Part three of the Progressive Tradition Series examines the influence of social movements for equality and economic justice on the development of progressivism.

The Progressive Intellectual Tradition in America

book_alt2 icon Report Part one of the Progressive Tradition Series examines the philosophical and theoretical development of progressivism as a response to the rise of industrial capitalism.