Last month’s presidential election cost more than $2B. That’s right $2B.
That’s billion with a B:
Obama: $1.123 billion vs. Romney: $1.019 billion.
That’s the final fundraising tally in the most expensive presidential election ever, according to reports filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission by the rival campaigns and party committees.And that doesn’t include an explosion of late advertising funded by last–minute checks from mega-donors like Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson and Chicago media mogul Fred Eychaner, whose emergence as political forces may be the enduring legacy of 2012.
Read more at Politico.
With a still tepid economy, an unemployment rate of over 7%, and talks about a fiscal cliff, will real campaign reform please stand up?
Should President Obama and other officials have to answer questions about the amount of money they spend to get into and stay in office?
What’s your response to these numbers?
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