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 – Federal Bureau of Investigation – Giulliani Leak
April 26, 2018 Eden Tadesse

The requested records would reveal whether FBI agents and employees violated federal law by disclosing information to Rudolph Giuliani.

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Leveraging the Revolving Door: Lobbying Forms Show How Agriculture Group Targets Officials with Industry Ties for Advocacy
April 26, 2018 Kye Toscano

Unusually detailed lobbying disclosures filed by an agriculture industry group show how lobbyists are able to leverage the revolving door

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Freedom of Information Law Request – NY State Department of Financial Services – Vullo Appearance at Trump Hotel
April 25, 2018 Eden Tadesse

This request seeks information that may shed light on state government spending at President Trump's businesses.

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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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