Payed the cost, To be the Boss - Presidential elections have never been cheap, but today's elections are outrageously expensive. In today's dollars, President Lincoln spent 2.8 million dollars to get elected in 1860. In 1896, the McKinley and Bryan campaigns set a spending record that would endure for 60 years. Campaign spending has exploded again in recent elections with the 2008 election setting the new record for most expensive presidential election in history.
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