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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President Trump’s Swamp Stems from the Top
June 19, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

By taking aim at the federal rank and file, Trump is turning a blind eye to those who truly threaten the public’s interest above their own: his cabinet heads

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CREW and American Oversight Request Trump Stop Destroying Presidential Records
June 14, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

It is deeply troubling that President Trump has been allowed to destroy important official documents.

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CREW AND AMERICAN OVERSIGHT FILE PRESIDENTIAL RECORDS COMPLAINT AGAINST TRUMP
June 14, 2018 Eden Tadesse

Pres.Trump practice of destroying presidential documents significantly departs from accepted archival preservation, and creates the possibility of law violations.

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CREW FILES COMPLAINTS AGAINST OHIO DARK MONEY GROUP
June 12, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Freedom Vote failed to disclose over $1 million dollars it spent on advertisements during the 2016 election cycle.

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CREW CALLS IRS & FEC TO INVESTIGATE FREEDOM VOTE
June 12, 2018 Eden Tadesse

This Ohio-based dark money group appears to have directly and seriously violated federal campaign finance law.

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CREW RELEASES SHADOW GOVERNORS
June 7, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Nearly half of all Republican governors and one quarter of all Democratic governors could be linked to a shadow governance group.

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whoWE ARE

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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whyWE DO IT

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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ourIMPACT

CREW has driven secret money into the light, held wrongdoers accountable, and changed the law to make our government more open.

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