Influential players running Washington and the world.
The faces of the players may change from year to year, but the rules stay the same. Knowledge, influence, access and often the perception of power are all attributes that determine whether one has true power or not. Money can be powerful, but for our list, it depends on how the wealthy use it. The 100 men and women on our list all have the ability to shape the worlds of media, business, policy, real estate and much more. Read on for the full list below.