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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FOIA Request – U.S. State Department – “Political Retribution”
April 16, 2018 Eden Tadesse

The White House & State Department have allegedly conducted a " ‘cleaning’ of employees they believed were not sufficiently ‘supportive’ of Trump’s agenda.”

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FOIA Request – US Fish & Wild Life Service – Administrator Communications
April 16, 2018 Eden Tadesse

These records may reveal whether and to what extent the President's sons influenced the decision to reverse the ban on hunting African elephants.

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CREW Requests Investigation into EPA’s Patrick Sullivan
April 13, 2018 Eden Tadesse

Recent information about Patrick Sullivan merits an investigation by the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency.

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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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