Money in Politics

We’ve heard the complaints about how money influences politics, but the recent presidential election shows that money doesn’t always Trump voter preferences.
Before the primary elections, Jeb Bush had raised far more money and received more support from major Republican figures than other Republicans in the race; yet he was one of the earlier casualties in the fight for the nomination. In the general election, Hillary Clinton raised far more money for her campaign than Donald Trump did for his. Trump won the primaries and the general election, despite being outspent by his opponents.
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