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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CREW Requests Immediate Investigation Into Wilbur Ross Conflicts of Interest
August 16, 2018 Eden Tadesse

The systemic nature and seriousness of secretary Ross' actions warrant a wide-ranging investigation of the evidence that he willfully violated conflict of interest law.

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CREW Files Criminal Complaint Against Wilbur Ross
August 16, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Wilbur Ross should be investigated for possibly violating conflict of interest laws by participating in multiple meetings with companies tied to his financial interests.

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Special Interests Patronizing Trump Properties Also Seek White House Influence
August 15, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

At least 13 domestic special interest groups have lobbied the White House around the same time they patronized one of President Trump’s properties.

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Rep. Gene Green’s Campaign Spending Raises Questions About Personal Use
August 13, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Rep. Gene Green has a history of using campaign funds to pay for lavish and seemingly personal expenses for himself and his family.

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A Guide to the 14 Federal Investigations into Ryan Zinke
August 9, 2018 Jonah Goodman

While Zinke has yet to beat Scott Pruitt’s record of 16 federal investigations into alleged misconduct, he has quickly collected ethics scandals.

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CREW Sues FEC for Failure to Act Against Dark Money Group in Over 6 Years
August 8, 2018 Eden Tadesse

The FEC’s failure to act has allowed American Jobs for Security to continue to keep confidential information that, under the FECA, it was required to disclose.

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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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