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When Words Are Used as Weapons

While the importance of free speech cannot be understated, the amount of negativity we observe and consume on a daily basis threatens to undermine the quality of civic life.

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Fear, Inc. 2.0

An examination of the Islamophobia network’s efforts to spread misinformation and propaganda about Islam and American Muslims in the United States.

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RELEASE: Deep Voter Pessimism and Lack of Economic Agenda from Democrats, Not Just Structural Obstacles, Drove GOP Gains in 2014

Washington, D.C. — The 2014 elections mark the third consecutive midterm in which voters opposed the party controlling the White House and flipped partisan control of a branch of Congress. But Republicans were successful elsewhere too, in state legislative and gubernatorial races around the country, and a new column from Center for American Progress experts Ruy...

RELEASE: Following Reports of Barriers to Voting, CAP Issues Letter to Florida Secretary of State Calling for Immediate Action

Washington, D.C. — Today, following reports of barriers to voting in Florida, the Center for American Progress issued a letter to Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner calling for immediate action to ensure all voters have uninhibited access to the polls and can exercise their legal right to vote. Reports in Florida include instances of poll workers...

RELEASE: Following Reports of Barriers to Voting, CAP Issues Letter to Alabama Secretary of State Calling for Immediate Action

Washington, D.C. — Today, following reports of barriers to voting in Alabama, the Center for American Progress issued a letter to Alabama Secretary of State James R. Bennett calling for immediate action to ensure all voters have uninhibited access to the polls and can exercise their legal right to vote. Reports in Alabama include at least three Alabama...

RELEASE: Following Reports of Barriers to Voting, CAP Issues Letter to Kansas Secretary of State Calling for Immediate Action

Washington, D.C. — Today, following reports of barriers to voting in Kansas, the Center for American Progress issued a letter to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach calling for immediate action to ensure all voters have uninhibited access to the polls and can exercise their legal right to vote. One report in Kansas details how the state's citizenship law...

RELEASE: Following Reports of Barriers to Voting, CAP Issues Letter to North Carolina Election Official Calling for Immediate Action

Washington, D.C. — Today, following reports of barriers to voting in North Carolina, the Center for American Progress issued a letter to North Carolina State Board of Elections Executive Director Kim Westbrook Strach calling for immediate action to ensure all voters have uninhibited access to the polls and can exercise their legal right to vote. Reports have surfaced of voting...

RELEASE: Following Reports of Barriers to Voting, CAP Issues Letter to Texas Secretary of State Calling for Immediate Action

Washington, D.C. — Today, following reports of barriers to voting in Texas, the Center for American Progress issued a letter to Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry calling for immediate action to ensure all voters have uninhibited access to the polls and can exercise their legal right to vote. Reports in Texas include a Texas election judge turning away...

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Building an All-In Nation

Americans are open minded about our society’s changing demographics and believe, on the whole, that there are more benefits to the nation from rising diversity than costs.

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What the Public Really Thinks About Guns

There is clear consensus around a variety of common-sense gun laws, as well as consensus around what limits are unacceptable. Congress is fighting over questions that are simply not controversial.

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Sharing Love and Ideas on Valentine’s Day

Polls show that Americans as a whole agree more than disagree on controversial issues—and on this day of love, let’s embrace this emerging trend.

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