Politics and Elections

Latest

Compact View

CAP Authors Letter to Meta Addressing CrowdTangle Shutdown Concerns Article

CAP Authors Letter to Meta Addressing CrowdTangle Shutdown Concerns

The Center for American Progress and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue co-authored a sign-on letter to Meta executives urging them to delay the closure of CrowdTangle amid the U.S. election cycle and given a lack of features in the tool’s replacement.

Megan Shahi, Ellen Jacobs

Citizens United Gave Corporations, But Not Their Boards, the Authority To Spend in Candidate Elections Report
U.S. Supreme Court

Citizens United Gave Corporations, But Not Their Boards, the Authority To Spend in Candidate Elections

Since 2010, corporate boards and management have been handing over the constitutional rights of individual U.S.-citizen shareholders to large shareholders and foreign nationals; shareholders can put a stop to this, and lawmakers, regulators, and courts can help them.

2024 Hawaii Bill Would Limit Political Spending by Foreign-Influenced U.S. Corporations Testimony

2024 Hawaii Bill Would Limit Political Spending by Foreign-Influenced U.S. Corporations

Michael Sozan, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, filed written testimony before the Hawaii Senate in support of S.B. 3243, a bill that would strengthen campaign-related spending disclosure requirements and limit political spending by U.S. corporations with appreciable foreign ownership.

Michael Sozan

2024 Washington Bill Would Limit Political Spending by Foreign-Influenced U.S. Corporations Testimony

2024 Washington Bill Would Limit Political Spending by Foreign-Influenced U.S. Corporations

Michael Sozan, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, filed written testimony before the Washington State House in support of H.B. 1885, a bill that would strengthen campaign-related spending disclosure requirements and limit political spending by U.S. corporations with appreciable foreign ownership.

Michael Sozan

Extinguishing the Fires of Political Violence Past Event

Extinguishing the Fires of Political Violence

A Bipartisan Discussion About Current Threats and Potential Solutions, cosponsored by the McCain Institute

Protecting Democracy Online in 2024 and Beyond Report
Photo illustration shows Elon Musk's face with the EU flag overlaid, on a smart phone sitting on a keyboard

Protecting Democracy Online in 2024 and Beyond

A series of high-profile global elections in 2024 will require social media platforms and generative AI developers to meet the moment amid an evolving and uncertain technology landscape.

Megan Shahi

Washington Bill Would Limit Political Spending by Foreign-Influenced U.S. Corporations Testimony

Washington Bill Would Limit Political Spending by Foreign-Influenced U.S. Corporations

Michael Sozan, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, filed written testimony before the Washington State House in support of S.B. 5284, a bill that would strengthen campaign-related spending disclosure requirements and limit political spending by U.S. corporations with appreciable foreign ownership.

Michael Sozan

How To Save American Democracy Report
Voters mark their ballots at a voting center in Los Angeles on October 25, 2020.

How To Save American Democracy

The threat to U.S. elections is real—here is how policymakers can address it.

Alex Tausanovitch

How To Regulate Tech: A Technology Policy Framework for Online Services Report
A black man wearing a dark gray beanie and a woman with dark hair and glasses, both in their twenties or thirties, are pictured staring at a large computer monitor (screen is not visible to the viewer.)

How To Regulate Tech: A Technology Policy Framework for Online Services

Online services have become an essential and ubiquitous part of American life. This report proposes a new regulatory framework to address existing harms, promote equitable growth, and protect the public interest online.

Erin Simpson, Adam Conner

How Americans Envision a More Perfect Union Report
Children run through Domino Park as New York City continues Phase 4 of reopening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of COVID-19, July 2020. (Getty/Alexi Rosenfeld)

How Americans Envision a More Perfect Union

A new study of U.S. public opinion shows a common path forward for the country based on national economic development and a more cooperative politics.

John Halpin, Brian Katulis, Peter Juul, 2 More Karl Agne, Nisha Jain

Americans Want the Federal Government To Help People in Need Report
A woman walks with her daughter after picking up her breakfast and lunch in Revere, Massachusetts, on December 11, 2020. She is among many low-income parents in Massachusetts who have struggled to receive their promised free school meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Getty/The Boston Globe/Suzanne Kreiter)

Americans Want the Federal Government To Help People in Need

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.

John Halpin, Karl Agne, Nisha Jain

Tell Congress: Convict Trump
TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump arrives for a

Tell Congress: Convict Trump

Every day that President Trump remains in office, he remains an active threat to our democracy.

Take Action: Tell Congress To Support Trump’s Removal From Office

Take Action: Tell Congress To Support Trump’s Removal From Office

President Donald Trump is an active danger to our democracy every day he remains in office, and the Cabinet and Vice President Mike Pence should immediately invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him.

No Time to Celebrate: Progressive Politics in the Pandemic’s Wake Report

No Time to Celebrate: Progressive Politics in the Pandemic’s Wake

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.

Matt Browne, Alexandra Schmitt

Load More

Related Priorities

Tackling Climate Change and Environmental Injustice

Tackling Climate Change and Environmental Injustice

We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.

Restoring Social Trust in Democracy

Restoring Social Trust in Democracy

Democracy is under attack at home and abroad. We must act to ensure it is accessible to all, accountable, and can serve as a force of good.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.