In the 2012 U.S. elections, Mitt Romney has said the memorable line that would eventually define his campaign which is known as "Corporations are People." Which explains his donors funding SuperPACs in infinite amounts due to the Citizen's United ruling when it ruled that money counts as free speech. The 2012 election resulted in $1 billion of campaign money spent in the elections.
There are questions to if there is a limit to money contributed to politics over the constituency of the government as it may be less of a democracy and more of an plutocracy. Is money the one influencing government actions more than the constituency of the government? Do we have a representative government or was it bought in? If corporations are truly people, then should they be following the laws like a citizen would or let them do what they want since they make money for the sake of the free-market to the point of welfare to them over those in poverty?