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.

Legal Defense Funds For Trump Allies Multiply

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at the Faith and Freedom conference in Washington, DC, on June. Pruitt is facing multiple ethics scandals from his actions since taking over the agency. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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As The Scandals Mount, Conservatives Turn On Scott Pruitt

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A federal court hears arguments in a case brought by Democratic lawmakers about whether the Trump Organization's business dealings with foreign governments violates the Constitution's Emoluments Clause. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Organization Deals In Asia Fuel Debate On Emoluments Lawsuit

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, testifies during a Senate hearing last month. Pruitt is facing multiple investigations for his official spending. According to a memo released by House Democrats, one of Pruitt's aides said he asked her to run personal errands on his behalf. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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EPA Chief's Latest Ethics Issue: Used Mattress From A Trump Hotel

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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. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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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. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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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. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Did Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen Need To Register As A Lobbyist?

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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. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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EPA Chief Pruitt Faces Tough Questions On Capitol Hill

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Newly filed campaign finance reports show that many Democratic challengers are raising a lot of money compared to Republican incumbents. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Many Districts, Democratic Challengers Have Raised As Much As GOP Incumbents

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Relations Between Washington And Tech Industry Are Frosty

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