At protests across the country Occupiers fought back against a political system that too often looks out for their 1% campaign donors, the supercommittee made influencing-peddling easier for special interests, and the Supreme Court once again sided with big money. Those events and more make up our 2011 list of top money-in-politics stories.
Check out the full list and if you have your own suggestions for items we left off, leave them in the comments below.
1. Occupy’s Message Delivered