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.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton takes the stage on the final night of the Democratic National Convention.
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Donald Trump began his campaign for president saying he would pay for it out of his own pocket. Now, he is accepting big donations and has a superPAC working on his behalf.
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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.
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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.
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