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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Synchronized Spending: The dark money phantom’s new illusion
August 21, 2017 Kye Toscano
This past April, during South Carolina’s special primary election, a super PAC called Hometown Freedom Action Network ran ads boosting Tommy Pope as a “proven law and order...
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August 18, 2017: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
August 18, 2017 Nina Ullom
CREW requests: Copies of all calendars and/or other records from January 20, 2017, to the present reflecting meetings Katharine Gorka had, currently Adviser to the Department of...
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Following CREW Report, Dark Money Group Amends Taxes, Discovers Missing Million
August 17, 2017 Tamar Ziff
Freedom Frontier, a politically active nonprofit, admitted raising more than $1 million in 2015 after initially telling the IRS it raised no more than $50,000 that year. The admission,...
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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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