Bernie Sanders Rewrote The Rules Of Money In Politics
The senator from Vermont set a new standard for Democratic candidates and showed how fundraising without super PACs can work.By Zach Toombs | July 12, 2016
His historic run for the White House is over, but Bernie Sanders rewrote the rules for money in politics.
Sixty-two percent of his individual contributions came from small donors giving under $200, and yet he outraised Hillary Clinton's campaign.
"Do you know what the average campaign contribution is?" Sanders asked at a rally. "Twenty-seven dollars."