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"Millionaire or fund-raiser: Which is worse?"

Such is the choice [Illinois] voters will have to make when they pick from among the seven millionaires and eight non-millionaires running in the March 16 Democratic and Republican primaries. The central questions voters must consider are these: Do they nominate a wealthy candidate who might be less beholden to special interests but who also might be more aloof from the concerns of average people? Or do they pick a candidate whose campaign fund-raising means they might be beholden to special interests but who also might be more likely to feel their everyday pain?

The answer offered by two leading campaign finance experts is somewhat surprising: Those who raise money might be the better option. -- Millionaire or fund-raiser: Which is worse? (Daily Herald)