Pictured: Not $4 Billion (Keith Cooper, CC BY 2.0)

In campaigning for today’s election nearly $4 billion dollars has been spent on the 2014 mid-term elections. That’s more than any other midterm in history, but how much is 4 billion anyway? Such big numbers are hard to visualize out of context. Well here is a bit of perspective…

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SOURCES: Forbes, IMF, World Bank, NASA, Wikipedia


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