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STATEMENT: CAP’s Michele Jawando Reacts to Wittman v. Personhuballah Supreme Court Decision

Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a victory to voters in deciding Wittman v. Personhuballah, a case about whether Virginia’s redistricting map illegally packed black voters into certain congressional districts. The commonwealth of Virginia declined to appeal a lower court decision striking down the map, but members of the congressional delegation did,...


Powering Progress: 2016 Progressive Party

This week, American Progress hosted its annual Progressive Party, featuring Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), who discussed the enduring and unifying values of the progressive movement and the need for new policies that lift up all Americans.

RELEASE: CAP Outlines Progressive Approach to Religious Liberty in Michigan

Washington, D.C. — As in the rest of the United States, a commitment to religious liberty in Michigan must respect the rights of all Americans to freely express their religious and spiritual beliefs, or lack thereof. Today, the Center for American Progress released an issue brief that details the challenges to real religious freedom posed by...

RELEASE: Liz Kennedy Hired as Director of Government and Democratic Reform at the Center for American Progress

Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress welcomes Liz Kennedy as the new Director of Government and Democratic Reform, working on advancing reforms designed to improve Americans' trust in government institutions and the democratic process. Kennedy comes to CAP after having served as counsel and campaign strategist at Demos, working on voting rights, money in politics,...

RELEASE: A Progressive Vision of Religious Liberty Restores Balance and Inclusion, Says New CAP Report

Washington, D.C. — Religious liberty is a core value that belongs to all Americans. Yet, in 2016, some conservatives continue to misuse the concept of religious liberty to impose regressive restrictions on reproductive health care access, LGBT civil rights, and more. At the same time, fearmongering, discriminatory rhetoric has gained traction among Americans resistant to religious diversity and...

RELEASE: Ahead of Zubik v. Burwell, CAP Examines How A Win for Zubik Would Undermine Religious Liberty, Harm Women’s Health

Washington, D.C. — On March 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Zubik v. Burwell, a consolidation of seven cases challenging the government's accommodation for religiously affiliated nonprofits that refuse to comply with the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act, or ACA. Today, the Center for American Progress released a column and interactive that examine how a...


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The Promise of Progress

An agenda for shared prosperity, diversity, and innovation can help progressives deliver on the promise of progress.


Global Challenges, Progressive Solutions

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The Lonely Life of a Progressive

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Third Way, Again

The Third Way agenda of the late 1990s showed that economic growth and social justice could be mutually reinforcing.


Values and Facts Are on Our Side!

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Toward a New Progressive Politics

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