Now that the Supreme Court has eliminated the cap on the total amount one individual can give to candidates in each election, many are wondering how the very rich will respond.
If they spread their money across a wider swath of lawmakers, would that improve their chances of passing the legislation they want?
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson could be the first test case.
Expanding One's Reach Across Congress
Adelson is pushing a bill through Congress that would ban online gambling, and he has pledged he will spend "whatever it takes."