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19 Jul 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
The citations for two cabinet officials will breathe new life into a dispute that has touched all three branches of government over why administration officials pushed to ask census respondents if they were American citizens and what that question’s effect would be. [read post]
27 Apr 2011, 6:11 am by Adam Chandler
” In the New York Times, Adam Liptak links the “somewhat esoteric” Sorrell case to Citizens United v. [read post]
23 Jul 2021, 4:00 am by Jim Sedor
As Democrats have decried Republican efforts to restrict voting rights, lawmakers have also quietly chipped away at the citizen-driven referendum process in statehouses across the country. [read post]
4 Aug 2023, 4:00 am by Jim Sedor
Researchers say “news avoidance” could be a response to an age of hyper-information. [read post]
22 Jul 2010, 7:28 am by aallwash
The program featured Miriam Nisbet, Director of the new Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and Anne Weismann, Chief Counsel for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). [read post]
18 Oct 2018, 1:46 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
In third place was Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) with 94 suits followed closely by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) with 88. [read post]
26 Jul 2017, 4:15 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Virtually tied for third place were Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) with 77 suits and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) that had filed 76. [read post]
6 Jul 2017, 11:30 am by Eugene Volokh
Of course, there are lots of possible theoretical and pragmatic responses to this objection; and the law does punish blackmail, though the definition varies from state to state. [read post]
3 Dec 2021, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
House Jan. 6 Committee Votes to Hold Former Trump DOJ Official in Criminal Contempt MSN – Jacqueline Alemany (Washington Post) | Published: 12/1/2021 The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. [read post]
9 Feb 2024, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
The Evolving Watchdog Group Behind the Ballot Challenge to Trump Seattle Times – Kenneth Vogel (New York Times) | Published: 2/7/2024 Since it was founded in 2002, the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has been caught in a tug of war between Democratic donors who wanted it to wage political warfare and less partisan supporters who wanted to expose corruption and ethical lapses regardless of party. [read post]
20 May 2009, 5:35 pm
In 2007, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and the National Security Archives filed a FOIA request to obtain information after the Executive Office of the President (EOP) revealed that it had lost about 5 millions e-mails from its servers between January 2003 and July 2005 because the e-mails had not been archived properly per the Presidential Records Act. [read post]
19 Nov 2021, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
UK Govt Vows to Toughen Rules for Lawmakers After Ethics Row Yahoo News – Jill Lawless (Associated Press) | Published: 11/16/2021 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson proposed a ban on lawmakers acting as “paid consultants” and promised to tighten ethics rules in response to scandals over lobbying and outside jobs that have tarnished politics in the United Kingdom. [read post]
2 Jul 2021, 4:00 am by Jim Sedor
These falsehoods are now seeping into civic life, spurring citizens in multiple states to demand local officials review the vote. [read post]
18 Jan 2015, 9:08 pm by Lyle Denniston
”  The Florida Bar chose not to file a brief in response, but the Supreme Court asked for one last July. [read post]
27 Feb 2015, 6:37 am by Joe May
Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision is reshaping how, how much, and to whom money flows in Washington. [read post]
9 Oct 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Hertz will oversee a team responsible for “enforcement, oversight, and compliance” of the ethics plan that Biden’s team released. [read post]
16 Mar 2015, 12:32 pm by Dave Maass
Come celebrate The Foilies with EFF, Sunlight Foundation, and Muckrock in Washington, DC on March 19. [read post]
24 Dec 2020, 8:30 pm by Jim Sedor
Trump is currently able to tweet with less risk, compared with private citizens, of having tweets taken down or his account suspended. [read post]