The Crazily Expanding Political Money Universe

If Citizens United was the Big Bang of a new era of money in  politics, here’s the parallel universe it formed: rapidly expanding  super-PACs and nebulous 501(c) groups exerting their gravitational pull  on federal elections. A group’s size in the chart below is based upon  all known fundraising or spending since 2010…so keep an eye out for dark  matter.

The Crazily Expanding Political Money Universe

If Citizens United was the Big Bang of a new era of money in politics, here’s the parallel universe it formed: rapidly expanding super-PACs and nebulous 501(c) groups exerting their gravitational pull on federal elections. A group’s size in the chart below is based upon all known fundraising or spending since 2010…so keep an eye out for dark matter.

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