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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Missouri Senate candidate Petersen accepting Bitcoin donations

WASHINGTON • Missouri Republican Senate candidate Austin Petersen said Thursday he has accepted bitcoin contributions from about a dozen donors to his campaign, and federal records show his is just one of a handful of campaigns that have accepted donations in the virtual currency. Petersen's …
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