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.
The Old Post Office Pavilion Clock Tower, seen above the Trump International Hotel in Washington, remains open despite the partial government shutdown.
The Old Post Office building's clock tower. The Trump International Hotel is also located in the Old Post Office. During the current government shutdown, the clock tower, which is run by the National Park Service, has remained open even as other parks have closed, again raising questions about the intermingling of President Trump's business interests with the federal government.
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Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., speaks during a news conference to unveil House Democrats' anti-corruption bill, the For the People Act, at the U.S. Capitol on Friday.
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Protesters hold up signs and shirts behind then-Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt while testifying on Capitol Hill in April. Pruitt was one of a handful of Trump administration officials forced to resign while facing ethics investigations this year.
The presidential limousine, aka "The Beast," is parked in front of the Trump International Hotel as President Trump attends dinner with supporters on April 30 in Washington, D.C.
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Federal workers are being advised by a government ethics agency to avoid discussing impeachment or what's known as the "resistance" movement to President Trump while at the workplace.
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Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., in a June 2018 file photo. Brat lost his re-election bid to Democrat Abigail Spanberger. Before the election, Brat blamed the Democratic fundraising platform, ActBlue, for allowing Spanberger to raise more money than he was able to.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. holds a news conference following the 2018 midterm elections on Nov. 7, 2018. Pelosi expects to lead the House Democrats and plans an agenda focused on promoting campaign finance reform, an expansion of voting rights and overhauling political redistricting.
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