Senate Must Reform Filibuster To Pass Voting Rights Bills After Senate Republicans Again Block Legislation
The Senate must elevate saving democracy over the arcane Senate filibuster rules, which have been amended many times before.
The Freedom to Vote Act Would Counteract State Laws That Undermine Elections
Far-reaching federal legislation would set national standards to combat many new state laws aimed at suppressing voters and sabotaging valid election results.
Massachusetts Bills Would Limit Political Spending by Foreign-Influenced Corporations
Michael Sozan, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, provided testimony supporting three Massachusetts structural reform bills that would prohibit political spending by foreign-influenced U.S. corporations.
Enhancing Accessibility in U.S. Elections
Voters with disabilities must have full and equal access to the ballot box.
Qualified Immunity and the Bivens Doctrines Explained
Americans’ civil liberties are in danger if Congress does not ensure that ordinary people can hold state and federal officials accountable for wrongdoing.
Momentum Grows for Bold Democracy Reform
In the next several months, Congress is poised to pass the For the People Act, transformative democracy reform legislation.
The Need for a White House Office of Democracy Reform
The Biden-Harris administration should have staff in the White House who are specifically focused on strengthening American democracy.
How the Biden Administration Can Save the Census
The census data that the U.S. government and economy depend on may be in danger—unless the incoming Biden administration acts quickly to fix them.
The Need To Rebuild the DOJ Office for Access to Justice
The Biden administration can immediately act to begin renewing the federal government’s work to reform civil and criminal justice systems.
States Must Maintain and Expand In-Person Voting Locations During COVID-19
In-person polling locations will help preserve Americans’ access to the ballot box.