Getting our money's worth?
As you read this, the nation's next president may or may not have just been determined. But there's one thing that can be said with full certainty: We have just concluded the most expensive campaign cycle ever. All told, this election will cost more than $5.3 billion, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. We may be getting the best lawmakers money can buy. But it remains to be seen how pleased we'll be with this latest investment.