The 2022 U.S. election cycle is on track to swallow a record amount of cash unseen in the country's midterm history. Other than publicly disclosed campaign contributions, data suggest that secretive donations known as "dark money" are also playing a big part in this year's elections.
So what is "dark money" in U.S. politics? Who is bankrolling the dark money groups? And what impact do they have on the American people? Let's get past the donor mystery to find out the whole story.