An Interactive Map of the Dark-Money Universe

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Mother Jones just posted a new interactive map that lets you explore the dark-money universe of the 2012 election. They theorize that if “Citizens United is the big bang of a new era of money in politics,” then this is the universe it created. The size of the planets — super PACs and 501(c) groups — corresponds to the total money raised so far.

Best part? The data is live and updated on a weekly basis. Visit Mother Jones to explore the chart.

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  • Tom Foremski

    I’m not sure if ‘blobs’ are best way to represent money, maybe ‘stacks’ of bills or mountains of bills…