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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Supporters cheer in Colorado Springs, Colo., as a television broadcast declares that Republicans have taken control of the Senate. Republican candidates, party committees and outside groups spent about $44 million more than Democrats, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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FEC Invites Comment On Campaign Finance Laws At First Public Hearing

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Delegates at the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's 2014 convention. The party says its budget has dropped sharply since 2002. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Why State Parties Are Losing Out On Political Cash

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Koch Brothers Rival GOP With Plans To Spend $900 Million In 2016

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., center, meets with members of the Londonderry Fish and Game Club in Litchfield, N.H., on Jan. 14. Paul was one of three GOP presidential hopefuls who attended Sunday's semiannual gathering of David and Charles Koch's donor network in California. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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5 Years After Citizens United, Secret Money Floods Into U.S. Politics

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Congressional Republicans have "been given a second chance by the American people," AFP President Tim Phillips said. "And we're going to hold them accountable. We're determined about that." Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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5 Years After 'Citizens United,' SuperPACs Continue To Grow

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Progressives Create State Innovation Exchange To Counter ALEC

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Should Homeowners With Solar Panels Pay To Maintain Electrical Grid?

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