Peter Overby As NPR's correspondent covering campaign finance and lobbying, Peter Overby totes around a business card that reads Power, Money & Influence Correspondent. Some of his lobbyist sources call it the best job title in Washington.
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Lobbyists Help Pay The Bill At Republican Lawmakers' Retreat

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IRS Wants To Tighten Its Rule On Social Welfare Groups

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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) in the U.S. Capitol building May 14, 2013. Groups are creating ads in New Hampshire to attack Shaheen 10 months before the midterm congressional elections. Allison Shelley/Getty Images hide caption

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Political Groups Aim Early Attacks At New Hampshire Senator

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Conservatives Want What Socialists Got: Anonymous Political Cash

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After casting their final votes of a session in which few laws were passed, members of Congress leave for a five-week recess. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Life Of A Lobbyist In A Do-Nothing Congress

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IRS Targets Money Transfers In Social-Welfare Politicking

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Bitcoins have gone from an Internet oddity to much more. The FEC is now considering allowing the virtual currency to fund some political campaigns. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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What A Bitcoin Political Debut Could Mean For Transparency

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Contractors Lobby For Alternatives To Military Cuts

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Outside Money Plays Big Role In Va. Race For Governor

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