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The 6 Biggest Busted Bets of 2012

As pundits and politicians rush to sew the year up into a neat little bundle, we decided to look at 2012 from a slightly different angle. Here is our list of the year's worst bets -- six developments that seemed like sure things in January, but were bust by December.

Karl Rove's Historically Colossal Waste of Money

Karl Rove is the co-founder and senior advisor to American Crossroads, a multifaceted organization that has raised massive amounts of money in order to get Mitt Romney elected to the presidency. That did not work out. Here's how much the super PAC spent on Romney.

The Wealthy Donors Behind the Presidential Race

Super PACs have no limits on what they can raise from individuals, corporations or labor unions. Here is a look at wealthy individuals who have contributed at least $1 million to the major "super" political action committees.