"The dominance of the super-rich in American politics appears to be animating voters more this year than in any recent campaign, pushing them to outsider candidates who denounce the influence of wealthy donors."
"Perhaps the most unexpected beneficiary has been Trump, a billionaire real estate tycoon who rails about politicians’ dependency on their benefactors. But the backlash can be seen across the field, buoying antiestablishment figures such as Sanders and sending longtime politicians scrambling to prove their independence."
"Nearly 8 in 10 Americans think the ruling, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, should be overturned, according to a Bloomberg Politics poll last month."
"Such eye-popping sums have fed another dominant theme in the 2016 race: anger over the yawning gap between the 1 percent and the middle class."
List of 2016 mega donors you'll be surprised which candidate raised the least amount.
Another good graph of Republicans and Democrats showing money raised 2016 money race
Former Iowan Republican Congressman Jim Leach is part of a bipartisan organization in that State, showing the influence of big money in this years Primary, Iowa Pays the Price
"Billionaires who never set foot in our state are drowning out the voices of Iowans, clogging our airwaves with attack ads that fill their agendas and push outside interests that are contrary to the Iowa way of life."