BREAKING: Jury acquits J20 protester of assault on police officer, mistrial declared on riot charges

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A J20 protester tried for assaulting a police officer in the chaos of Inauguration Day 2017 was found not guilty Thursday, marking a significant evolution in the string of losses that federal prosecutors have taken in the series of trials. Anthony Felice…

‘This is what patriotism looks like’: In lieu of White House visit, WNBA champions give back

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Minnesota Lynx are no strangers to hoisting the WNBA championship trophy — when they defeated the Los Angeles Sparks in the WNBA Finals last fall, it was their fourth title in seven years. But the commemoration of their latest title differed…

Not even Congress could get USAG to address its sexual abuse problems

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Heading into Tuesday’s United States Senate hearing on sexual abuse in Olympic sports, there was one witness whom survivors and their supporters were most curious to hear from: Former USA Gymnastics President and CEO, Steve Penny. Penny resigned last spring under pressure from…

Anti-poverty campaign highlights intersection of health and environmental justice in Trump era

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As temperatures climbed on Monday, a gathering on the U.S. Capitol lawn also grew in size, bolstered by singing and the occasional boisterous chant. “We’re fighting for health care!” one woman called out from a podium a few dozen feet from the…

ADVISORY: Workers or Wall Street? What the Boom in Stock Buybacks Means for Working Americans

Washington, D.C. — Corporate share buybacks stand at the intersection of multiple policy debates around for whom America’s economy is working: workers, communities, or Wall Street. Many Wall Street leaders and corporate executives are so focused on extracting ever larger short-term payouts that companies are slashing…

Can We Fix Unaffordability of Major Cities?

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RELEASE: New CAP Brief Sheds Light on Why People Continue to Flee Latin America

Washington, D.C. — As the Trump administration’s policy to separate children from their families at the border has brought public attention to the refugee crises, a new CAP issue brief provides clear data laying out why many families and children from Latin America are seeking refuge in…

STATEMENT: CAP Economist Michael Madowitz on the May 2018 Jobs Report

Washington, D.C. — Michael Madowitz, an economist at the Center for American Progress, released the following statement today after the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Employment Situation figures for May 2018: The U.S. Department of Labor reports the economy added 223,000 jobs in May, with the…