Peter OverbyAs 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.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has made the case that he is the consistent conservative in the presidential race, but he is fending off questions about a loan from a major Wall Street firm his wife worked for.
Hillary Clinton appears at a Democratic National Committee event in October. Her joint fundraising committee with the DNC can ask a single donor for 135 times as much money as her campaign alone.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is backing a measure to lift the limits on how much money major parties can spend in coordination with Senate and House candidates, drawing criticism from Democrats and Tea Party-aligned Republicans.
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