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America Decides

One year out from the 2020 election, American voters support a range of pragmatic government actions to expand health care access and reduce costs; increase taxation on the wealthy; help low-income families with basic living necessities; and check corporate power.


The Path to 270 in 2020

One year out from the 2020 election, the contours of the eventual vote, both demographically and in the Electoral College, seem clear—but the paths both parties may eventually choose to successfully harness these tangible trends remain in flux.


Bolstering the Public Voice in Accreditation

Federal law requires college accreditation agencies to include public representation on their boards, but too often, these commissioners lack backgrounds sufficiently independent of the colleges they oversee.


Voter Trends in 2016

CAP’s comprehensive new analysis of 2016 turnout and voting patterns reveals important and surprising results about what happened in the election.


Corporate Capture Threatens Democratic Government

Americans have always fought to expand democratic freedoms and protect democratic society from being corrupted through unchecked private greed and undermined through grotesque inequality.


LGBT Inclusion in Sports

Study results suggest that professional teams that endorse an LGBT-inclusive vision of diversity in sports are viewed favorably by the public and could gain support from LGBT fans.


Infographic: An Interfaith Call for Climate Action

Americans from diverse faith traditions are responding to the threat of climate change and working to protect the environment, its inhabitants, and its resources.

ADVISORY: CAP to Hold Panel on What Is at Stake for Remainder of Supreme Court Term

Washington, D.C. — Over the next several weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide a series of cases that could have a lasting impact on the Constitution and the country. On Monday, June 8, the Center for American Progress will hold a panel providing analysis on what to anticipate during the final weeks of this critical...