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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UPS was among the top scorers in a new index ranking companies on political transparency and accountability.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry saw his fundraising numbers plummet after his September debate performances.

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Financial Reports Shed Little Light On GOP Race

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Can Obama Campaign Reignite Small Donors' Passion

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie turns to leave a news conference at the Statehouse in Trenton on Tuesday after he announced that he will not run for president in 2012.

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3rd Quarter Campaign Donations Off The Mark

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A large earth-mover carries PCB-contaminated soil from the Hudson River in New York to a burial pit at Waste Control Specialists near Andrews, Texas, in October 2009. Betsy Blaney/AP hide caption

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