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.






latest CONTENT
Campaign secrecy group wrong to argue First Amendment keeps President’s tweets from courts’ eyes
June 26, 2017 Tamar Ziff
A common refrain is that the First Amendment doesn’t mean you can falsely shout “fire” in a crowded theater. A recent amicus brief filed by the Center for Competitive Politics...
Read More
June 23, 2017: Office of Government Ethics – Kushner Divestiture
June 23, 2017 Nina Ullom
CREW requests copies of the applications for Certificates of Divestiture submitted by the White House to OGE on behalf of Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, and their children. CREW also...
Read More
Another Dark Money Donor to Pro-Graham Super PAC Filed Questionable Tax Return
June 23, 2017 Tamar Ziff
A non-profit donor to a super PAC that backed Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) 2016 presidential primary bid filed a tax return that appears to misrepresent the group’s political...
Read More
View More
about CREW
h
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.

LEARN MORE
h
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.

LEARN MORE
h
ourIMPACT

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

LEARN MORE

STAY UPDATED