CREW uses aggressive legal action, in-depth research, and bold communications to reduce the influence of money in politics and help foster a government that is ethical and accountable. We highlight abuses, change behavior, and lay the groundwork for new policies and approaches that encourage public officials to work for the benefit of the people, not powerful interests.

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Trump Nominee’s Big Money Machine Is Erasing Itself from the Internet
January 18, 2017 crewadmin
On November 30, President-elect Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Chicago Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts to be Deputy Commerce Secretary, a position that requires Senate...
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CREW ETHICS LETTER: DON’T LET PRUITT PLAY BOTH SIDES OF EPA LAWSUITS
January 17, 2017 crewadmin
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2017 CONTACT: Jordan Libowitz 202-408-5565 | jlibowitz@citizensforethics.org   CREW ETHICS LETTER: DON'T LET PRUITT PLAY BOTH...
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Did the Alliance Defending Freedom Give $25K to GOP Attorneys General Group?
January 12, 2017 crewadmin
This story has been updated with comment from the Alliance Defending Freedom The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a Christian-based legal group known for leading efforts to...
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CREW's lawyers, researchers, and communicators don't just highlight the negative influence of money in politics; we take action to ensure accountability and change our system for the better.

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Since 2003, CREW has worked to create a more representative and ethical government, driven by the common good, rather than money and self-interest.

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