Altcoins and bitcoin are campaign fuel for these 17 crypto-minded politicians and political groups

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As candidates begin campaigning ahead of the 2022 midterm elections, credit cards, debit cards, and old-fashioned paper checks remain the coin of the realm for fueling their political efforts. But a growing number are accepting cryptocurrencies, citing various reasons — inclusion, convenience, tax benefits, privacy — for doing so. "Now is probably a good time for the government to start thinking about the most effective way to regulate cryptocurrency in our political campaigns," said Austin Graham, an attorney at the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center.

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