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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The U.S. Capitol is seen reflected in the windows of the Capitol Visitors Center. As Democrats seek to win the House in this year's midterms, they're relying on an online fundraising platform called ActBlue. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump, center, then the Republican presidential nominee, attends the opening of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., in October 2016. After winning the election, Trump did not divest himself of his business holdings or put them in a blind trust. Lawsuits have been filed that allege he is violating anti-corruption provisions in the Constitution. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Resistance To Trump's Presidency Is Helping Groups On The Left Raise Money

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More than a year after President Trump was sworn in, his inaugural committee said in tax filings that it raised nearly $107 million and spent almost all of the money. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Lawyer Says He Paid Former Adult Film Star $130,000 In A Private Transaction

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Ethics Office Gets A New Chief

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The White House at night last week. President Trump has picked a new ethics chief, who, unlike past appointments, has won praise from experts. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A vendor sells hats to supporters before a campaign rally for then-candidate Donald Trump in Newtown, Pa. While sales of Trump merchandise helped fund his campaign, large donors increasingly dominate the funding of political campaigns. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images hide caption

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Campaign Finance System Of Big Money Now Overshadows Watergate-Era Reforms

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How The Campaign Finance System Has Changed To Benefit The Wealthy

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Police stand guard outside the Trump International Hotel, blocks from the White House, last year. The hotel has become a centerpiece of lawsuits claiming the president is profiting from the office. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Federal Judge Seems Sympathetic To Anti-Corruption Case Against President Trump

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Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump (C) and his family prepare to cut the ribbon at the new Trump International Hotel on October 26, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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After A Year In Office, Trump Still Facing Constitutional Challenges Over Businesses

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1 Emoluments Clause Lawsuit Is Dismissed, Trump Faces Others In 2018

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Washington, D.C., attorney Jeffrey Lovitky has taken it upon himself to sue President Trump. Peter Overby/NPR hide caption

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For 1 Attorney, A Lonely Legal Fight To Make Trump Comply With Rules

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Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump Dismissed

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