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CDCROP: Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)
Beto O’Rourke Returned a $1M Campaign Donation From Sam Bankman-Fried: Report
The former Texas Democratic candidate for governor was uncomfortable accepting such a large unsolicited donation, according to the Texas Tribune.
CDCROP: Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

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Binance US Steps Into National Politics With New Campaign PAC
As FTX and its political-minded executives fall from their brief heights as campaign-finance giants, rival Binance has decided now is the time to enter the vacuum.
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CDCROP: Sam Bankman-Fried and Bill Clinton at Crypto Bahamas conference in Nassau in April 2022 (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Washington, D.C.’s Buddy Sam Bankman-Fried Has Some Explaining to Do
FTX CEO Bankman-Fried has been crypto’s shining star in U.S. policy circles, and it’s unclear whether he has an obvious successor.
CDCROP: Sam Bankman-Fried and Bill Clinton at Crypto Bahamas conference in Nassau in April 2022 (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: New York City Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang Holds Get Out The Vote Rally Days Before Primary (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Lesson From the US Elections: Don't Mention Crypto
This year’s midterm elections have seen very few candidates willing to even mention cryptocurrency, and they have their reasons.
CDCROP: New York City Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang Holds Get Out The Vote Rally Days Before Primary (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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NFT Firm Seeks US Election Commission’s Approval to Market Campaign Souvenirs
Data Vault Holdings is seeking to market digital tokens to political committees.
CDCROP: Eyes Only for Nixon Presidential Buttons (Getty Images)

Movie poster illustrator Paul Zeaiter did the artwork for Crypto Beavers. (Matt West)
Oregon Democrat Pitches Campaign NFTs in Crowded House Primary
DeFi developer Matt West says he's staying true to his roots with the Ethereum-based "Crypto Beavers" collection.
Movie poster illustrator Paul Zeaiter did the artwork for Crypto Beavers. (Matt West)

Congressional candidate Shrina Kurani (Shrina Kurani)
Congressional Candidate Kurani Dropping 2,022 Solana NFTs as Part of Campaign
Shrina Kurani, a Democrat running for a House seat in California, is seeking to engage the crypto community on legislative issues.
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Pro-Crypto PAC Giving $50 in Bitcoin to the Campaign of Each Member of Congress
In a bid to raise awareness, the Chamber of Digital Commerce’s PAC is contributing $50 in bitcoin to the campaign of incumbent members of Congress.
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US Election Commission Says Crypto Mining For Political Campaigns Is 'Permissible'
The FEC is open to allowing mining pools to donate to political campaigns, but such donations would qualify as "contributions."
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Peruvian Presidential Campaign Pursuing Blockchain Solutions
A political party in Peru is looking to make the blockchain a component of its presidential campaign platform.
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