Candidates Show First Glimpse in Historic 2016 Money Race

For the first time in decades, contributions of unlimited size from deep-pocketed donors are eclipsing the amounts raised from thousands of smaller contributors.

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton rides anÊescalator betweenÊmeetings at the US Capitol July 14, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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If money equals speech, then in the U.S. presidential race right now it's millionaires and billionaires who are doing most of the talking.

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