How 17 people funded Republican super PACs — in one chart – The Washington Post

That the rise of super PACs has given a small number of wealthy donors an outsized level of influence in our political discourse isn’t a secret.

After all, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich wouldn’t have even been in the Republican primary game if it wasn’t for a supportive super PAC funded by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. And super PACs supportive of Mitt Romney have kept him within financial shouting distance of President Obama in critical swing states like Florida and Virginia

via How 17 people funded Republican super PACs — in one chart – The Washington Post.

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