250 Years of Campaigns, Cash, and Corruption

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

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.)