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Neera Tanden

Clinton's Transition Team: A Corporate Presidency Foretold

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics
Norman Solomon

Like other Bernie Sanders delegates in Philadelphia a few weeks ago, I kept hearing about the crucial need to close ranks behind Hillary Clinton. "Unity" was the watchword. But Clinton has reaffirmed her unity with corporate America.

Center For American Progress President Looks Back On Hillary Clinton’s Career

The Huffington Post | Ishika Gupta | Posted 07.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Pro-Bernie Blogger, Fired For Attacking Clinton Backers, Raises $25,000

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.22.2016 | Politics

A blogger who was fired after getting into a Twitter feud with Hillary Clinton backers on Thursday raised nearly $25,000 in less than 24 hours. Matt ...

Staff Of The Center For American Progress Unionizes

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The staff of the Center for American Progress has officially joined the labor movement. Workers at the influential liberal think tank un...

Child Care Costs Too Much -- And Too Little

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics

The tabloids are calling it the “Kiddie Fight Club.” Two weeks ago, prosecutors in New Jersey announced they were bringing charges of cruelty and...

Jonathan Cohn

Hillary To Jeb Bush: The Problem Is CEOs, Not Their Workers | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics

Jeb Bush got a lot of attention last week when he suggested that Americans who want higher living standards need to work harder. During a speech o...

Jonathan Cohn

What Supporters Of The Obamacare Lawsuit Actually Won | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics

Fist bumps at the White House. Cries of outrage from Republicans. After the Supreme Court last week rejected the most recent challenge to the Affo...

We Don't Know If The Internet Can Handle This Much Girl Power In One Photo

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tweeted a photo Thursday containing so much girl power it could "break the Internet." Pelosi was join...

Laura Bassett

Obama's New Health Secretary May Change How Washington Works | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

Sylvia Mathews Burwell is about to inherit one of the most difficult jobs in Washington. As President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Department of...

Jon Ward

Taxing The Rich Is Not The Left's Economic Growth Strategy, Center For American Progress Leader Says | Jon Ward | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Higher taxes on wealthy Americans is not the centerpiece of the progressive movement's solution to the nation's economic problems, the h...

Luke Johnson

Dem Battle Over Economic Populism Heats Up | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Democratic Party clash over economic populism continued this week with the head of the progressive think tank Center For American Prog...

CAP Anniversary Celebration: Where Walmart And Labor Unions Come Together

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brought down the curtain on the celebration of the Center for American Progress' 10-year anniv...

Laura Bassett

Woman Replacing Men At Progressive Think Tanks | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

As conservatives consider new ways for the GOP to reach out to women voters, progressives have taken a different approach: tapping women to run their ...

Ryan Grim

Foundation Money Pours Into Liberal Group's Coffers | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Center for American Progress pulled in nearly $20 million from philanthropic groups in 2012, more than half of its funding base. Tha...

Jason Linkins

Debt Ceiling Crisis 2013: How Did The Sunday Shows Do In Presenting The Stakes? | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

The Sunday morning political talk shows from this past weekend had two big pieces of obvious chat-show schtick to choose from: the first being the pag...

Neera Tanden: Democrat Polling Obsession Is Killing Health Care Reform, Says Former Obama Health Advisor

The New Republic | Neera Tanden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What can defeat health care reform? Polls--or more specifically, Democratic politicians misreading them. Most of the data that crosses their desks the...