07 Apr '15, 5pm

Rand Paul Accepts Bitcoin for Presidential Campaign

Rand Paul Accepts Bitcoin for Presidential Campaign

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who today formally announced his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, has begun accepting bitcoin donations . Donors can select bitcoin from a number of available payment options, with bitcoin payments being enabled by processor BitPay . Paul is perhaps the most high-profile American politician to accept bitcoin donations, and latest of a number of state and national Republicans to turn to the digital currency for fundraising support. Last year, the US Federal Elections Commission gave its approval for bitcoin fundraising as a type of in-kind donation. States like Tennessee have since made some progress in clarifying those rules on the state level. Bitcoin 'outlier' Paul touched on the subject of bitcoin earlier this year during a panel discussion led by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington. Calling himself "an outlier" on "the b...

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