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Blunting Foreign Interference Efforts by Learning the Lessons of the Past Report

Blunting Foreign Interference Efforts by Learning the Lessons of the Past

America was caught off guard in 2016, but the country has learned a great deal from that experience—and by understanding what happened in the past, it can better protect upcoming elections.

James Lamond, Jeremy Venook

Democratic Resilience Report
 (Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a ballot to vote at a polling station in Moscow, March 2018.)

Democratic Resilience

This report analyzes different countries’ approaches to prevent, mitigate, and respond to Russian interference operations and draws lessons for policymakers and stakeholders ahead of the 2020 U.S. election.

James Lamond, Talia Dessel

Increasing Voter Participation in America Report
People vote at a Los Angeles lifeguard station in Venice Beach on November 8, 2016. (Getty/David McNew)

Increasing Voter Participation in America

Structural barriers and cynicism about government keep millions of eligible Americans from participating in elections; here’s how to fix that.

Danielle Root, Liz Kennedy

Breaking Down the Mueller Investigation with Chris Hayes Podcast
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Breaking Down the Mueller Investigation with Chris Hayes

Michele and Igor chat with MSNBC's Chris Hayes about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation; CAP's Diana Pilipenko weighs in, breaking down the biggest developments within the investigation in the past year.

Igor Volsky, Michele L. Jawando, Sally Tucker, 2 More Rachel Rosen, Diana Pilipenko

Election Security in All 50 States Report

Election Security in All 50 States

A better understanding of how each state can improve election security preparedness can help build urgency for appropriate solutions and arm stakeholders with information to demand increased security measures.

Danielle Root, Liz Kennedy, Michael Sozan, 1 More Jerry Parshall

God, Roy Moore, and Faith in the Resistance Podcast

God, Roy Moore, and Faith in the Resistance

This week, Michele and Igor chat with two guests and discuss the intersection of religion and politics, specifically Christian nationalism and the pairing of progressivism and faith.

Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 2 More Jack Jenkins, Rachel Rosen

Thinking CAP: Hillary Clinton Podcast

Thinking CAP: Hillary Clinton

This week, Michele and Igor speak with former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton following the release of her new book.

Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 1 More Rachel Rosen

Election Infrastructure: Vulnerabilities and Solutions Fact Sheet
Board of elections technicians attempt to repair a voting machine at a polling station, November 8, 2016. (AP/Alexander F. Yuan)

Election Infrastructure: Vulnerabilities and Solutions

This fact sheet highlights nine practical steps that local, state, and federal officials can take to create resilient elections and protect self-government.

9 Solutions to Secure America’s Elections Report
A stack of zip disks and a tray of compact flash cards are seen at an elections office in Texas, March 2017. (AP/Eric Gay)

9 Solutions to Secure America’s Elections

This brief offers common-sense solutions for addressing vulnerabilities in America’s election infrastructure in order to protect the nation’s democracy.

Danielle Root, Liz Kennedy

Making America White Again Podcast

Making America White Again

Michele and Igor talk with Vanita Gupta, current president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, about the Department of Justice's recent announcements under the Trump administration.

Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 1 More Rachel Rosen

Black Women Get It Done Podcast

Black Women Get It Done

This week on the podcast, Janaye Ingram and Alencia Johnson discuss the role of black women in the resistance movement.

Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 1 More Rachel Rosen

Millennial Voters Win With Automatic Voter Registration Report

Millennial Voters Win With Automatic Voter Registration

Oregon’s first election with automatic voter registration suggests it may be transformative for youth voter participation.

Henry Kraemer, Liz Kennedy, Maggie Thompson, 2 More Danielle Root, Kyle Epstein

Keeping Voters off the Rolls Report
A person votes at a polling station inside the Teatro Frida Kahlo Theater, March 7, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP/Jae C. Hong)

Keeping Voters off the Rolls

Documentary proof of citizenship requirements and illegal voter purges are voter suppression measures aimed at keeping eligible Americans from participating in elections and having their voices heard.

Liz Kennedy, Danielle Root

Oregon’s Automatic Voter Registration Video

Oregon’s Automatic Voter Registration

Watch this video to find out how Oregon modernized its voting system and increased voter participation.

Rob Griffin, Liz Kennedy, Andrew Satter, 1 More Hayden Duncan

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