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George Soros

Presidential super PACs lost steam in second half of 2015

Donald Trump has opened his wallet in a big way for his presidential bid. Billionaires are filling the coffers of super political action committees helping Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Jeb Bush. And small, online contributions are powering some of the candidates.

Sunday is the first time in six months that the public has gotten a look at super PAC finances. The candidates' official campaigns also have to file new paperwork. They have until midnight.

Here are some findings:



Many super PACs saw reduced hauls in the second half of the year, compared to the first half. That could be a reflection of the crowded and unusual contest on the...