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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GOP Convention Loses Corporate Sponsors Over Donald Trump

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses a rally Wednesday at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, Calif. The senator's campaign is intently focused on a big win in the state on June 7, and has poured money into TV ads there. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump arrives at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill last week to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan and other GOP leaders. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Highly Sophisticated Killers' No More. Trump Embraces Big Donors

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A demonstrator holds a "Stop Trump 2016" sign across the street from an April 25 Donald Trump rally, in West Chester, Pa. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Progressive SuperPACs Ramp Up Their Big-Money Effort Against Donald Trump

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Will Donald Trump Get Back The $38 Million He Lent His Campaign?

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In Maryland, Political Money Flows Ahead Of Upcoming Elections

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"I may hold this office for another 14 months. But I'm not going anywhere," President Obama told Organizing for Action last November in Washington, D.C. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Grass-Roots Group Born Of Obama Campaign Now Helps Push His Causes

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Protesters with a coalition of progressive groups sit in front of the U.S. Capitol steps Monday as part of the Democracy Spring demonstration. Peter Overby/NPR hide caption

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Hundreds Protesting Political System Arrested On Capitol's Steps

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Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders shake hands before the start of the Washington Post-Univision Democratic presidential debate at Miami-Dade College in Miami on March 9. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Members of the Democracy Spring coalition set out Saturday, trudging past Independence Hall in Philadelphia on their way to Washington, D.C. Peter Overby/NPR hide caption

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Once Ruled By Washington Insiders, Campaign Finance Reform Goes Grass Roots

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