250 Years of Campaigns, Cash, and Corruption

From George Washington to Citizens United, a timeline of America's history of political money games.

| Thu Aug. 9, 2012 6:00 AM EDT

The history of money in American politics is one of shady characters and a dramatic battle between the forces of reform and influence that goes  back more than 250 years before the birth of the super-PAC. Check out this timeline for its juiciest events and milestones. (It may take a few seconds to load.)

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