I already assumed that Senators need to raise a lot of money to run a campaign, but I didn’t know it was THIS MUCH: $782 per hour. Here’s the infographic from United Republic:
I can’t get over these numbers: To run a campaign for Senator, you need to raise $782 PER HOUR for six years. There is no mystery as to why the system is so corrupt. Even the consciences of most good-hearted people will wilt in this terrible environment.