Peter Overby

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The Clintons Wrote The Book On How Politicians Climb Out Of Middle Class

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Bill and Hillary Clinton moved into the White House in 1993 as a first couple of modest means. If they return in January, it will be as millionaires.


In An Effort To Pressure Trump, Clinton Releases 2015 Tax Returns

Friday, August 12, 2016

The Clinton campaign says Hillary and Bill Clinton paid their federal taxes at a rate of 34.2 percent, with an adjusted gross income of $10.6 million.


FACT CHECK: Donald Trump Unveils His Economic Plan In Major Detroit Speech

Monday, August 08, 2016

In a vision described as "Winning The Global Competition," the GOP nominee is proposing three tax brackets and would limit taxes on all forms of business income as well as end the estate tax.


Trump Launches Fundraising Blitz As GOP Donors Wonder Whether He Can Win

Saturday, August 06, 2016

The Republican nominee has 21 fundraisers planned in the next 31 days — but amid falling poll numbers and a series of stumbles, some big Republican donors may not contribute to Trump's campaign.


Basketball Tickets, Caribbean Travel: Is Disclosing Gifts Good Enough For Kaine?

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Clinton's vice presidential pick received more than $160,000 in gifts while governor of Virginia. He disclosed it all, as required by state law, but it could be a problem in this year of populists.


Tim Kaine Suffers Backlash Over Acceptance Of Political Gifts

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine accepted $160,000 worth of free travel and gifts while serving as governor and lieutenant governor of Virginia. It was all legal and disclosed. NPR explores if it is still a campaign issue.


FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's Speech To The Democratic Convention, Annotated

Thursday, July 28, 2016

NPR's politics team has annotated Clinton's speech, providing analysis and context and fact-checking key portions.


Clinton's Fundraising Outpaces Trump's As The General Election Season Begins

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The reports from the Clinton committees put her in better financial shape than either President Obama or challenger Mitt Romney in 2012. Trump's fundraising has improved but still lags Clinton's.


Trump And RNC Raise $32 Million While Clinton And DNC Bring In $81 Million

Saturday, July 16, 2016

It's a big increase in Trump's fundraising but because of how the fundraising committees were set up, Trump's campaign only gets to keep a fraction of the money.


Citizens United Muddles What Is Legal In Trump's Foreign Money Case

Saturday, July 16, 2016

It's illegal for candidates to ask for money from non-citizens, which watchdog groups say Trump has done. But what's legal has been clouded by the 2010 Supreme Court ruling known as Citizens United.


How Picking Mike Pence As VP Might Cost The Trump Campaign Donations

Saturday, July 16, 2016

By picking Mike Pence as his vice presidential candidate, Donald Trump may cost his campaign contributions from the financial services industry.


Despite Ties To VP Pick Mike Pence, Koch Network Still Refuses To Support Trump

Friday, July 15, 2016

Though the Indiana governor has deep connections to the powerful tax-exempt groups led by the billionaire brothers, the Koch money network maintains its focus will be protecting the Republican Senate.


Every Position Donald Trump Has Taken On How He Is Funding His Campaign

Thursday, July 14, 2016

As he has gone about reinventing presidential campaigns, Donald Trump has offered many ideas about how to finance his operation.


Donald Trump Raises $51 Million In June But Details Are Hazy

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

It's a big improvement over his previous fundraising but still far less than his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.


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

Monday, June 27, 2016

The Supreme Court ruled Monday on whether to uphold the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on federal corruption charges.


Trump's Fundraising Lags Far Behind Clinton's

Monday, June 20, 2016

As of May 31, Trump's campaign had just $1.3 million compared to Clinton's $42 million. Many Republican senators with tough re-election fights have more money than their party's presumptive nominee.


Court Documents Show The IRS Focused Scrutiny On Conservative Groups

Friday, June 17, 2016

Two-thirds of the groups that faced extra scrutiny from the IRS were conservative. But the agency also closely examined applications for tax-exempt status from liberal and nonpartisan groups.


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

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Bernie Sanders has raised at least $209 million from small donors online while shunning big money players. Now, Democrats hope Sanders will share his fundraising list with down-ballot candidates.


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

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Most presidents have tried to avoid conflicts by putting their investments in a blind trust. That only works for paper wealth, but Donald Trump wouldn't be like past presidents.


Trump Previously Scorned SuperPACs But Big Money Is Needed Now

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Two superPACs can now claim the Trump campaign's stamp of approval. They're enlisting wealthy donors, for efforts ostensibly independent of the campaign.