Infographic: America's Not-So-Proud Tradition of Government Corruption

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Dishonest Abes

Government corruption doesn't only affect developing nations with long histories of dysfunction; it happens in nearly every American state (and, famously, the District of Columbia). From perjury and tax evasion to outright bribery, corruption has taken down thousands of elected officials over the past 35 years. Which states are home to the most convictions for government corruption?