SCANDALS AND SCOUNDRELS

Family Affair 2014 Senate

For the 2014 Family Affair report, our research team dug into the records of ALL 100 members of the U.S. Senate. After combing through finance records, reviewing spending reports, and shaking the leaves off of their family trees, we found more than half of all Senators use their positions to benefit themselves or their families. Read More ›

PMA Group Investigation

CREW's report on the Department of Justice investigation into convicted felon Paul Magliocchetti and lobbying firm PMA Group, Inc. Read More ›

CREW’s Most Corrupt Members of Congress

CREW’s ninth report on congressional corruption names and shames 17 members of Congress. Most of those on the list violated the law and all flagrantly ignored the rules. Since 2005, CREW has named 88 members of Congress to the list, 45 of whom are no longer in office. Read More ›

Worst Governors in America

After examining all 50 executives, CREW names the 18 governors who have turned their states into a political circus. Read More ›

Family Affair

For the 2012 Family Affair report, our research team dug into the records of ALL 435 members of the House of Representatives. After combing through finance records, reviewing spending reports, and shaking the leaves off of their family trees, we found more than half of all House members use their positions to benefit themselves or their families. Read More ›

Under Investigation

CREW has compiled a list of Congress members likely under investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (House ethics committee), the Senate Select Committee on Ethics (Senate ethics committee) or the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE). Read More ›

Craziest Quotes

CREW's 14 Craziest Quotes of 2014 Read More ›

The John Ensign Files

CREW's report on the closed DOJ investigation into ex-Sen. John Ensign (R-NV). Read More ›

Mollohan

CREW's report on the closed DOJ investigation into ex-Rep. Allan Mollohan (D-WV). Read More ›

Burned by Berman: A Special Interest PR Campaign Gone Wrong

CREW’s report details what happens when a special interest campaign goes wrong. The Indoor Tanning Association hired infamous corporate PR man Richard Berman for an aggressive campaign promoting indoor tanning and the result was an FTC investigation and a $500,000 legal bill. Read More ›

The Myth of Corporate Disclosure Exposed

Our report exposes the failure of major corporations to keep their promises on political spending disclosure. CREW compared political spending reports from 60 companies to contributions disclosed on tax forms and found significant discrepancies for more than one-third of the companies. Read More ›

Best Supporting Industry: MPAA Lobbying

We detail how the movie industry’s main trade association, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), is making big changes to its influence operation in hopes of regaining clout in Washington. Read More ›

 1 2 3 >  Last »

© 2015 Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, all rights reserved.
• 455 Massachusetts Avenue NW • Sixth Floor • Washington, DC 20001 • 202-408-5565 •


Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington®, and the
“CREW | Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington” wordmark are registered trademarks.