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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Supreme Court Overturns Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's Conviction

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Dallas on June 16, 2016. Trump's campaign is struggling to raise money to finance his bid against Democrat Hillary Clinton. Ron Jenkins/Getty Images hide caption

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Court documents show the Internal Revenue Service's office in charge of vetting applications for tax-exempt status focused on conservative groups. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally in Washington, D.C., on June 9. Although he didn't win the nomination, Sanders' grass-roots fundraising has broken records. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Will The Millions Of People Who Gave Money To Bernie Sanders Give To Democrats?

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The new Trump hotel in Washington, D.C., is being built in the historic Old Post Office Pavilion a few blocks from the White House. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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4 Questions About Donald Trump's Potential Conflicts Of Interest If He's Elected

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An attendee hands a U.S. $2 bill to Donald Trump during a town hall event in Gaffney, S.C., on Feb. 18. Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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At Least 4 SuperPACs Are Jostling For Donald Trump's Seal Of Approval

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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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