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.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, appearing at a campaign stop in Concord, N.H., raised about $6 million in the first day of his 2020 presidential campaign, which was evidence that he has maintained strong grassroots support.
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.