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.

Voters in Missouri cast ballots on Election Day 2016. This year, it's one of many states where voters will decide on ballot measures aimed at stricter government ethics rules. Whitney Curtis/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Promise More Trump Investigations If They Win The House

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Emails Reveal President Trump's Involvement In Halting Redevelopment of FBI Headquarters

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Democrats accuse President Trump of intervening in the decisions involving the fate of the FBI's headquarters in Washington to help protect his hotel up the street. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Trump Intervened In FBI HQ Project To Protect His Hotel, Democrats Allege

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President Trump has refused to divest himself of businesses and investments that could pose conflicts of interest. For example, the Trump International Hotel (seen here), located just blocks from the White House, regularly hosts events with foreign diplomats, interest groups and industry associations. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic U.S. House candidate Andrew Janz raised more than $4 million in three months as part of his effort to unseat U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif.), part of a wave of record-breaking fundraising hauls by Democratic candidates. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic House Candidates Celebrate Financial Bonanza 28 Days Before Midterms

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is one of the senators who have not announced a decision on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Kavanaugh Nomination Battle Is Fought With Millions In Secret Cash

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. (right) and Elizabeth Wydra, congressional Democrats' attorney in a case accusing President Trump of violating the Constitution's Foreign Emoluments Clause, speak to reporters in June. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Democratic House candidate Kara Eastman participates in a 4th of July parade in Ralston, Neb. Women Democratic House candidates like Eastman are generally being significantly outraised by their male Democratic counterparts. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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There's A $500,000 Gender Gap When It Comes To Campaign Fundraising

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Chief Justice John G. Roberts had blocked a lower court order that would have required politically active nonprofits to disclose their donors. But on Tuesday the full Supreme Court overturned his stay. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Orders Disclosure For Dark Money, As New Report Unveils Some Donors

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Campaigns Creating Ads That Bring Money In, Not Just Send Messages Out

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