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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Senate Candidate With Dark Money Connection Pushes Religious Dark Money Loophole
December 15, 2017 Tamar Ziff
The Johnson Amendment, a provision of tax law that currently bars churches and charitable groups from participating in electoral politics, gained national attention when the House of...
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Expedited FOIA Request: Department of Justice – Office of the Inspector General/ Office of Information Policy – FBI leak
December 13, 2017 Eden Tadesse
It was just reported that last evening, in advance of Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein’s testimony today before the House Judiciary Committee, DOJ took the unprecedented...
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Will Dem Dark Money Group Follow Political Spending Precedent It Set For Itself?
December 11, 2017 Kye Toscano
Majority Forward, the top liberal non-disclosing outside spender in the 2016 election, reported to the IRS that it spent more than $1.4 million influencing elections from June 2015...
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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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