Wisconsin Mulls Guidelines for Campaign Contributions in Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com)

Authorities in the state of Wisconsin have discussed the adoption of guidelines regarding cryptocurrency contributions to political campaigns, as requested by the Libertarian Party. Other states, like California, have urged politicians not to accept bitcoin donations. Kansas is the only state prohibiting such contributions. The Federal Election Commission allows crypto donations to campaigns for federal office. 
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Republican Candidate Austin Petersen Accepts the Largest Campaign Contribution Paid in BTC (news.bitcoin.com)

This week the Republican Senate candidate Austin Petersen announced he accepted the largest federal election campaign contribution settled in digital currency. Petersen, a former Libertarian, has received a total of 24 cryptocurrency donations this year, and the largest was for 0.284 BTC ($ 4,500 USD).
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Bitcoin has served as financial lifeline for Ohio neo-Nazi in face of pressure campaign

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Bitcoin, the popular cryptocurrency, has served as a financial lifeline for an Ohio man who is among the United States' most prominent right-wing extremists. A recent Washington Post report examined how the anonymity and decentralization of bitcoin have helped Andrew Anglin, …
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