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Counselor; President, Center for American Progress Action Fund
Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy
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The justice system is beginning to bring a measure of accountability for the events surrounding the unconstitutional conspiracy to overturn the 2020 presidential election—a welcome development for the rule of law.
Oct 17, 2023
Without full accountability for the events surrounding the unconstitutional plot to overturn the 2020 presidential election, U.S. democracy remains under substantial threat.
Apr 20, 2023
Michael Sozan, William Roberts
Candidates who questioned or denied the outcome of the 2020 presidential election lost key races in the midterms as voters across the country elected pro-democracy candidates.
Nov 22, 2022
Greta Bedekovics, Ashleigh Maciolek
The new Senate proposal to reform the Electoral Count Act would help prevent the overthrow of a presidential election.
Aug 2, 2022
With our nation’s system of election administration facing profound challenges, Commissioner Benjamin Hovland of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission shares his thoughts on the path forward.
Nov 18, 2021
Results from a national survey of registered voters shed light on how Americans view the importance of the social safety net and other economic policies amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 10, 2021
John Halpin, Karl Agne, Nisha Jain
Those who brought democracy back from the brink deserve recognition from the country’s highest office.
Feb 24, 2021
CAP brought together diverse religious leaders to explore the values underpinning the faith community’s support of democracy.
Feb 18, 2021
Maggie Siddiqi, Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons, Carol Lautier
In the next several months, Congress is poised to pass the For the People Act, transformative democracy reform legislation.
Feb 10, 2021
Commonsense executive actions can limit improper foreign influence in elections.
Dec 22, 2020
The diversity and complexity of rural voters were on display in the 2020 election, particularly in states such as Georgia and Arizona.
While the pandemic has illustrated the need for progressive policies more than ever, significant challenges still confront those who advocate for and hope to implement them.
Dec 21, 2020
Matt Browne, Alexandra Schmitt
Communities across the country have passed state and local ballot measures to increase public funding for early childhood services, demonstrating a path forward for federal action in 2021.
Dec 9, 2020
MK Falgout, Laura Dallas McSorley
Progressive criminal justice policies fared well at the ballot box, with voters across the country approving critical reforms.
Nov 19, 2020
Candidates from states with existing climate commitments won in the 2020 election and will bring lessons from this state-level climate action to Washington.
Nov 9, 2020
Sally Hardin, Sam Ricketts, Aimee Barnes
This column offers five clear recommendations to social media platforms on how they should handle hacked materials for the remainder of the 2020 election season and into the future.
Oct 30, 2020
Adam Conner, Erin Simpson
As tensions rise ahead of the upcoming election, the 116th Congress can and should act now to confront the surge in violent white supremacy across the country.
Simon Clark, Karuna Nandkumar, James Lamond
Here are 10 elected offices on ballots across the country that affect the day-to-day lives of all Americans, including those with disabilities.
State and local elected officials are the key to ensuring that significant reforms are made to the criminal justice system.
Oct 29, 2020
Social media platforms must do more to prevent their products from contributing to disinformation and chaos—both in the lead-up to the election and after polls close.
Oct 23, 2020
The generational makeup of the United States will change dramatically in the future and that is projected to have potentially profound effects of future elections.
Oct 19, 2020
Rob Griffin, William H. Frey, Ruy Teixeira
An actionable plan for the next administration’s progressive national security agenda.
the CAP National Security and International Policy Team
This interactive database features nearly 250 recommendations that the next administration can advance, adopt, and implement within the first 100 days to set the country on a path toward a more progressive national security approach.
The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded existing challenges for many parents in finding and affording high quality child care. Subsequently, voters strongly support increased governmental steps to help parents care for their kids and continue to work.
Sep 25, 2020
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