The Mighty Money ($3 Billion) Fueling Campaign 2020

The 2020 presidential campaign might well be remembered as when the dam truly broke on money in U.S. politics. Twelve years after the first presidential election in which candidate fundraising eclipsed $1 billion, the 2020 race is on pace to shatter the $3 billion mark, thanks largely — but not solely — to the presence of billionaires on the ballots.