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Sen. Ron Wyden’s Graph of the Year

Time has its "Person of the Year." Amazon has its books of the year. Pretty Much Amazing has its mixtapes of the year. Buzzfeed has its insane-stories-from-Florida of the year. And Wonkblog, of course, has its graphs of the year. For 2013, we asked some of the year's most interesting, important and influential thinkers to name their favorite graph of the year — and why they chose it. Here's Sen. Ron Wyden's.

-  Ron Wyden is a Democratic senator from Oregon, and chairman of the Senate Energy Committee. 

See all the graphs of 2013 here, including entries from Jonathan FranzenBill McKibbenEmily Oster, and Ta-Nehisi Coates.