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The Tent
The Tent
The Center for American Progress Action Fund

Politics. Policy. Progress. All under one big tent. Produced by The Center for American Progress Action Fund, The Tent is a weekly... more

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Episodes

Devon Gray on Fighting Poverty

Devon Gray joins the show to discuss the fight against poverty and how to grow the middle class. Colin and... more

22 Feb 2024 · 35 minutes
Max Bergmann on the War in Ukraine

Max Bergmann joins the show to discuss the second anniversary of the war in Ukraine, the need to pass defense... more

15 Feb 2024 · 35 minutes
Preston Mitchum on Advocacy, Representation, and Black History Month

Preston Mitchum joins the show to discuss Black History Month, intersectional advocacy, and the importance of representation in entertainment. Colin... more

08 Feb 2024 · 44 minutes
Rep. Jamie Raskin on Protecting Democracy

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joins the show to discuss MAGA extremism, legal accountability for former President Donald Trump, and... more

01 Feb 2024 · 36 minutes
Jennifer Palmieri on the New Hampshire Primaries and 2024

Jennifer Palmieri joins the show to talk about the New Hampshire primaries, the state of the 2024 race, and the... more

25 Jan 2024 · 42 minutes
Melinda Maerker on “We Live Here” and LGBTQI+ Equality

Filmmaker Melinda Maerker joins the show to talk about her new Hulu documentary, “We Live Here” and LGBTQI+ rights in... more

18 Jan 2024 · 33 minutes
Joyce Vance on Accountability for January 6

Joyce Vance joins the show to discuss the three-year anniversary of the January 6th insurrection, legal accountability for Donald Trump... more

11 Jan 2024 · 26 minutes
CAP Action’s Mike Sozan on the State of Our Democracy

Mike Sozan, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, joins the show to discuss how to protect... more

04 Jan 2024 · 32 minutes
Christina Reynolds of EMILYs List on Abortion and 2024

Christina Reynolds, Senior Vice President of Communications and Content at EMILYs List, joins the show to discuss the state of... more

21 Dec 2023 · 28 minutes
Rep. Jasmine Crockett on Fighting Extremism and Inspiring Change

Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-TX) joins the show to discuss MAGA extremism, attacks on voting and abortion rights, and the progressive... more

14 Dec 2023 · 41 minutes
Megan Shahi on Digital Democracy Threats in 2024

Megan Shahi, Director of Technology Policy at CAP Action, joins the show to discuss how social media and artificial intelligence... more

08 Dec 2023 · 40 minutes
Rep. Maxwell Frost on Progressive Leadership and Energizing Young Voters

Rep. Maxwell Frost (D-FL) joins the show to discuss MAGA extremism, progressive policymaking, and energizing young voters heading into 2024.... more

30 Nov 2023 · 37 minutes
CAP Action’s Allison McManus on the Israel-Hamas Conflict

Allison McManus, Senior Director for National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, joins the... more

23 Nov 2023 · 29 minutes
CAP Action's Brendan Duke on Why We Need to Fund the Government

Brendan Duke, Senior Director of Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, joins the show to discuss... more

16 Nov 2023 · 29 minutes
Rep. Tom Perriello on the 2023 Elections

Former Rep. Tom Perriello (D-VA) joins the show to discuss Tuesday’s elections, what they portend for 2024, and the future... more

09 Nov 2023 · 44 minutes
Laura Meckler on ‘Dream Town’ and Equity in Schools

The Washington Post education writer Laura Meckler joins the show to discuss her new book, “Dream Town;” the impact of... more

02 Nov 2023 · 35 minutes
Patrick Gaspard on 20 Years of American Progress

Center for American Progress CEO Patrick Gaspard joins the show to discuss the 20th anniversary of CAP, the organization’s impact... more

27 Oct 2023 · 35 minutes
Leah Litman on the MAGA Supreme Court

Michigan Law Professor and Strict Scrutiny podcast co-host Leah Litman joins the show to discuss the upcoming Supreme Court term,... more

20 Oct 2023 · 32 minutes
How Bidenomics is Helping Latinos in America

This episode features audio from a Center for American Progress (CAP) event about how the Biden administration's economic policies are... more

12 Oct 2023 · 53 minutes
Rep. Andy Levin on the Labor Movement and MAGA Republican Disarray

Former Representative Andy Levin (D-MI), a distinguished senior fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, joins the show... more

05 Oct 2023 · 35 minutes
CAP Action’s Navin Nayak on the Looming Government Shutdown and MAGA Extremism

Navin Nayak, president and executive director of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, joins the show to discuss this... more

28 Sep 2023 · 31 minutes
CAP Action’s Mike Williams on the UAW Strike and the Labor Movement

CAP Action Senior Fellow Mike Williams joins the show to discuss the United Auto Workers (UAW) strike, climate change and... more

21 Sep 2023 · 33 minutes
Barbara McQuade on Justice and Accountability for January 6

Former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade joins the show to discuss Donald Trump’s legal jeopardy, whether the 14th Amendment could bar... more

15 Sep 2023 · 32 minutes
Politico’s Alice Ollstein on Abortion, Government Funding, and Health Care

Politico health reporter Alice Ollstein joins the show to discuss growing health concerns as kids head back to school, the... more

07 Sep 2023 · 30 minutes
Sara Nelson on Why 'Every Day Should Be Labor Day'

Sara Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants, joins the show to discuss the labor movement, what workers... more

01 Sep 2023 · 31 minutes
Maya Wiley on the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, joins the show to discuss the... more

24 Aug 2023 · 40 minutes
OMB Director Shalanda Young on Making Government Work for Everyday Americans

Shalanda Young, director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), joins the show to discuss her role at... more

17 Aug 2023 · 27 minutes
Happy Birthday to the Inflation Reduction Act and the CHIPS and Science Act

Daniella and Colin discuss the Inflation Reduction Act and the CHIPS and Science Act, two landmark Bidenomics bills that were... more

10 Aug 2023 · 28 minutes
Kendra Cotton on Reaching New Voters

Kendra Davenport Cotton of New Georgia Project joins the show to discuss her organization’s work engaging with historically marginalized voters;... more

03 Aug 2023 · 39 minutes
Taifa Smith Butler on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Demos President Taifa Smith Butler joins the podcast to discuss the significance of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day; how President... more

27 Jul 2023 · 24 minutes
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Kendra Cotton on Reaching New Voters
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Kendra Davenport Cotton of New Georgia Project joins the show to discuss her organization’s work engaging with historically marginalized voters; the importance... more