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Richard L. Hasen is Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science at UC Irvine School of Law and author of Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)2016 was supposed to be the presidential election where big money didn't matter.