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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President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday that puts a freeze on immigration from seven countries: Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Yemen, Iraq and Sudan. Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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President-elect Donald Trump takes a question from a member of the media at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla., on Dec. 21, 2016. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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For Trump Presidency, Old Ethics Laws Meet New Money-Making Methods

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The Opening Day 45 website advertised an event honoring Donald Trump and listed his sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, as honorary co-chairmen. The site was later changed to say "Coming Soon." openingday45.com/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Proposed Fundraiser Featuring Trump's Sons Raises Questions

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Hotel employees watch then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump following a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump Ordered For Deposition In D.C. Hotel Restaurant Case

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Trump Ordered For Deposition In D.C. Hotel Restaurant Case

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Federal Agencies Pressure Trump To Address Conflicts Of Interest

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Bob Dole Lobbied Trump Team On Outreach To Taiwan

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Political Money Trail: From Big Donors' Wallets To Field Operations

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Clinton Foundation To Adjust Its Model If Hillary Is Elected President

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Former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton tour a primary school's garden in Nairobi last year as part of a tour of the Clinton Foundation's projects in Kenya. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Clinton Foundation To Drastically Shrink If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

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Conservative donor David Koch in a 2013 file photo. The political network he and his brother, Charles, have created is not backing Donald Trump's presidential bid this year. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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Koch Network Building A Senate Wall Against Trump

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Former President Bill Clinton speaks at an event in Denver for the Clinton Global Initiative America, an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, on June 10, 2015. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Bill Clinton, Big Money To Leave Foundation If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

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