As "DeepThroat" famously told Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein when they were working on the Watergate Scandal -- Follow the Money. The following stories are gleaned by ProPublica's editors from newsrooms across the country. Let us hope that next year there will be representation on this list from journalists working in Richmond, Virginia. ~CW]
by Robert Faturechi
ProPublica, Dec. 22, 2015, 1:36 p.m.
The millions of dollars being spent on the presidential race by super PACs, secretive nonprofits and the candidates themselves could again make this election cycle the most expensive to date. Huge sums are also flowing into state and local races. Here, in chronological order, are ten stories from other newsrooms that got behind the cash flow to describe the latest uses and abuses of money in politics.