112th Congress Review - The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
With the end of the 112th Congress, it is time to take stock of how Congress performed on issues of concern to CREW. Much has been written already about the 112th Congress, most of it negative.
While Congress may be content with its record-low approval ratings, the American public should not be. Survey after survey shows voters care about these issues, and Congress should care too. In closing the book on the 112th Congress with little, if anything, to celebrate, we can only hope the 113th Congress offers new opportunities for meaningful reform. What follows is our assessment of four areas: transparency, ethics, money and politics, and corporate accountability.