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Events

Oct
28

Book Talk with David Toscano

While Americans are transfixed by politics in Washington, David Toscano wants to shift our gaze closer to home. In Fighting Political Gridlock: How States Shape…

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Videos

The Common Ground of the American People: Highlights

Can Republicans and Democrats agree on anything? Absolutely. We joined our partners at Voice of the People to unveil nearly 150 policy ideas that get broad support.

Childcare During Covid: Parents Speak

The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed millions of Americans out of work. Many dropped out of the workforce when their jobs evaporated. But for others, another force was at play: the childcare crisis.

Citizen Panel Event w/ Rep. Raskin (MD-8)

In a unique survey, people agreed on ways to deal with gerrymandering, curb the influence of money in politics, and make elections better represent the will of voters.

Reopening Public Spaces: Is It a Partisan Issue?

We spoke with a Columbia University researcher who is documenting the experiences of New Yorkers to understand the pandemic and help us fight the next public health crisis.

Citizen Panel Event w/ Rep. Malinowski (NJ-7)

In a unique survey, majorities of Republicans and Democrats agreed on government reform, campaign financing, lobbying reform and more.

Citizen Panel Event w/ Rep. Morelle (NY-25)

In a unique survey, majorities of Republicans and Democrats agreed on whether to offer undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, what to do about the status of “Dreamers,” and more.

Citizen Panel Event w/ Rep. Fitzpatrick (PA-1)

In a unique survey, majorities of Republicans and Democrats agreed on government reform, campaign financing, lobbying reform and more.

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