Two of this cycle’s top megadonors are running for president

Left – Mike Bloomberg (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Right – Tom Steyer (Scott Olson/Getty Images) Two billionaire presidential candidates, Tom Steyer

Congress (Finally) Considers Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

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‘Dark money’ groups steering millions to super PACs in 2020 elections

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) More than $65 million from groups

‘Dark money’ in politics skyrocketed in the wake of Citizens United

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Wall Street donor influence shows unprecedented growth 10 years after Citizens United

(JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images) This story is part of a series related to the 10-year anniversary of Citizens United

Candidates and outside groups often coordinate, most recently in Michigan

Republican Michigan Senate candidate John James speaks at a Donald Trump rally in December 2019. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY /

Billionaires spent big following Citizens United — expect them to spend more in 2020

Michael Bloomberg said he is willing to spend up to $1 billion to support the Democratic presidential nominee if he

The Unholy Trinity of Illegal Campaign Coordination

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OpenSecrets’ look back at money and politics in 2019

Our biggest money-in-politics story for 2019 was actually 2020, which promises to be the most expensive election year ever.  With