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.
With a Twitter post — including a doctored photo that made it appear as if actor Aziz Ansari was encouraging voters to vote from home — displayed behind him, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. questions witnesses during an October 2017 Senate hearing on Russian disinformation during the 2016 campaign.
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Federal prosecutors with the Department of Justice have charged William and Robert Tierney with pilfering nearly $4 million from conservative political donors by setting up sham political action committees.
President Trump waves to Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev as he leaves following a visit to the White House on Wednesday. In his annual disclosure of personal finances, Trump acknowledged that he paid lawyer Michael Cohen between $100,000 and $250,000 last year.
Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York on April 26. Four corporations, including AT&T, have acknowledged hiring Cohen to provide access to Trump administration officials.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, accompanied by EPA Chief Financial Officer Holly Greaves, testifies before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
From right: Kent Walker, vice president and general counsel with Google Inc.; Colin Stretch, general counsel with Facebook Inc.; and Sean Edgett, acting general counsel with Twitter Inc., swear in to a House Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2017.
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A lawsuit brought by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia regarding President Trump's profits from the Trump International Hotel near the White House can proceed, a federal judge has ruled.
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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin testifies during a U.S. House hearing on March 15. Shulkin has been criticized for taking his wife along on a 2017 official trip to Europe.
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