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US Election Authority Set to Approve Congressional Candidate’s Plan to Issue Ethereum Token

| Stan Higgins

A candidate for Congress wants to reward campaign volunteers and participants with an ethereum-based token. FEC officials are set to give their…

coinbase, armstrong

Coinbase’s Political Action Committee Shuts Down Without Ever Raising a Cent

| Nikhilesh De

Coinbase has shut down its political action committee after 10 months without raising any funds or backing any candidates.

US Election Commission Says Crypto Mining For Political Campaigns Is ‘Permissible’

| Nikhilesh De

The FEC is open to allowing mining pools to donate to political campaigns, but such donations would qualify as "contributions."

Crypto Mining for Political Campaigns? A US Elections Agency Is Considering It

| Stan Higgins

US election officials are considering a request that, if approved, would let people contribute to political campaigns by mining cryptocurrencies.

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Forms Political Action Committee

| Nikhilesh De

Coinbase formed a Political Action Committee, though it is unclear which candidates it plans to support at this time.

us, politics, washington

US Elections Watchdog Might Change Bitcoin Rules

| Stan Higgins

The US Federal Elections Committee is quietly debating whether to reclassify how it treats bitcoin donations.

8 US Politicians to Receive Bitcoin By Mail This Week

| Daniel Cawrey

BitPAC has sent $250 worth of bitcoin donations to eight members of Congress, including Rand Paul and Paul Ryan.

Meet the US Politicians Who Are Embracing Bitcoin

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk provides an overview of the US politicians who are increasing awareness of digital currency.

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FEC Approves Bitcoin In-Kind Donations for US Political Campaigns

| Stan Higgins

The US Federal Election Commission has determined that bitcoin donations may be treated as in-kind political contributions.

Wisconsin Politician Forced to Return $100 Bitcoin Donation

| Stan Higgins

Politician Mark Clear returned the donation after a state campaign finance regulator declined to authorize the contribution.