CREW v. FEC – Murray Energy

CREW sued the FEC for failing to enforce its own regulations by refusing to investigate a 2012 CREW complaint against Murray Energy.

CREW files Duncan Hunter complaint with OCE, requests FEC audit

CREW filed a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics stating that Rep. Duncan Hunter’s (R-CA) campaign committee has acknowledged spending thousands of dollars not related to campaign activity and appears to have spent thousands more not previously identified or reimbursed in its latest Federal Election Commission (FEC) disclosure report.

CREW files Trump Foundation complaint with IRS

CREW filed a complaint with the IRS stating that the Donald J. Trump Foundation appears to have illegally given $25,000 to a political organization associated with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi while her office was reportedly considering joining a lawsuit involving Trump University and failed to disclose the contribution in its taxes.

CREW files second supplement to NRA complaint with the IRS

CREW filed a second supplement to its original complaint against the National Rifle Association (NRA), in which it showed that the NRA failed to disclose more than $1 million in contributions to major Democratic and Republican leadership groups, bringing their total undisclosed political spending to nearly $60 million since 2008.

CREW files Rubio and Fulop PAC complaints with FEC

CREW filed two complaints with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against the Marco Rubio-backing Conservative Solutions PAC, the Steven Fulop-backing Coalition for Progress, as well as IGX LLC and DE First Holdings, two sham companies used to launder donations to the super PACs. 

CREW vs. FEC – Crossroads GPS

CREW filed a lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission for improperly dismissing CREW's 2012 FEC complaint against Crossroads GPS.

Complaint: Ernst-backing Koch group broke the law

Trees of Liberty, a dark money non-profit financed and operated by the Koch political network, broke the law in helping Joni Ernst win her primary election in 2014, according to a complaint filed today with the IRS by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) and CREW.

NRA again leaves out millions in political spending on tax forms

After failing to disclose $33.5 million in political activity from 2008 to 2013, the NRA failed to disclose another $25 million in political spending to the IRS in 2014, according to a supplemented complaint filed by CREW today. 

CREW files complaint against Bush super PAC, spies and donors

Right to Rise USA, the main super PAC supporting Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign, accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal donations, constituting multiple law violations, according to a complaint filed today by CREW.

CREW v. FEC – CHGO

CREW sued the FEC for failing to investigate now-defunct and notorious dark money group, the Commission of Hope, Growth and Opportunity.

CREW files CHGO complaint with district attorney

CREW filed a complaint with the District Attorney's office for the District of Columbia to investigate whether  Reed, Berman,  Canfield, officers, vendors, and/or consultants for CHGO violated federal law by making false statements to the FEC and the IRS and by obstructing an FEC investigation

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