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196 Americans have given 80% of all Super PAC money.

timoreilly
"196 Americans have given 80% of all Super PAC money" @lessig at #hacksociety, talking about "the economy of influence" in DC
11:06 AM Apr 24 2012

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That's not even the 1%.

That's the 0.0001%.

I went searching on the Web for information that corroborates this.

USA Today reports that "nearly $110 million — more than half the money raised by super PACs since Jan. 1, 2011 — came from just 46 people, businesses and organizations that donated at least $1 million each. Super PACs can raise unlimited amounts of cash to influence elections."

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