Peter Overby appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
As the uneasy relationship between the tech industry and Washington has worsened, big tech has dramatically ramped up its lobbying presence in the nation's capital.
Monday, July 01, 2019
Small donors carried Democrats to victory in 2018 races. Now Republicans, who once had the magic touch with small-dollar givers, are struggling to match Democrats' fundraising platform, ActBlue.
Monday, July 01, 2019
Republicans hope their new online fundraising platform will close the gap between the GOP and Democrats, even though the digital highway is littered with several previous failed attempts.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
The White House adviser disregarded the Hatch Act by repeatedly criticizing Democratic candidates while speaking in her official capacity, the Office of Special Counsel finds.
Thursday, June 06, 2019
President Trump spent his last two nights in Europe at a golf course he owns in Ireland. He said he wasn't trying to promote his business.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign a bill, passed by the state legislature, that would let three congressional committees gain access to President Trump's state tax returns.
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
"I have no misgivings," said the head of one group. "On election night 2018, I didn't hear anybody go, 'Oh jeez, we won! But gosh, wasn't all that stuff really bad that helped everybody win?' "
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
White House hopefuls aren't the only politicians who recently disclosed their campaign finances. Democrats running for the House and Senate are reporting strong fundraising.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
As presidential hopefuls enter the Democratic primary contest, they have to figure out how to raise the money they need, and the different options available.
Friday, April 12, 2019
The indictment of lawyer and lobbyist Gregory Craig, a former Obama White House counsel, is sending a shockwave through the ranks of those who represent foreign entities.
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Democrats point to a 1924 law that allows Congress to request the tax returns of any taxpayer. But Trump and his defenders say the president's returns are private and can't be reviewed by Congress.
Friday, April 05, 2019
The Texas GOP senator says donors should be able to cover his campaign loans after an election. Anti-corruption advocates warn against a loophole for wealthy contributors to influence lawmakers.
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Rep. Richard Neal, chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, asked the IRS commissioner for six years of President Trump's personal tax returns, as well as returns for some of his businesses.
Monday, April 01, 2019
President Trump's re-election campaign is turning to everything from MAGA hat sales to six-figure fundraisers as it faces an energized Democratic field that is focused on small-dollar fundraising.
Saturday, March 23, 2019
The Democratic National Committee wants to avoid a crush of candidates in TV debates during the presidential primaries. So it set a qualifying threshold: 65,000 donors spread across 20 states.
Friday, March 22, 2019
Democratic presidential candidates are working to fund their campaigns. But instead of getting that money through large checks and big donors, they're mostly trying to collect it in small donations.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
As one of the emoluments lawsuits against President Trump goes before an appeals court, ethics controversies have become a persistent cloud over the White House, federal agencies and Congress.
Thursday, March 07, 2019
House Democrats' election reform bill requires "dark money" political groups to publicize their donors. In last year's elections, liberal groups led in "dark money" spending for the first time.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
In an extremely rare rebuke, a government ethics watchdog refused to certify Ross' recent financial disclosure. But he's still in office even as other Trump officials have resigned for ethical lapses.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
When Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., criticized the American Israel Public Affairs Committee with anti-Semitic stereotypes, she also may have inflated AIPAC's clout.