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“How 10 mega-donors already helped pour a record $1.1 billion into super PACs”

WaPo: Super PACs seeking to influence the 2016 elections have collected more than $1 billion, a record haul driven by jumbo-sized contributions from rich donors on both sides of the aisle. Just 10 mega-donor individuals and couples contributed nearly 20 percent of … Continue reading ?
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