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By Elizabeth Culliford
(Reuters) – The National Republican Congressional Committee will begin to accept donations in cryptocurrency, it said on Thursday.
The organization said it was the first national party committee to take contributions via cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, which it said would help it support Republican candidates in next year’s midterm elections.
“We are focused on pursuing every avenue possible to further our mission … and retaking the House majority, and this innovative technology will help provide Republicans the resources we need to succeed,” said NRCC Chairman Tom Emmer.
The move, first reported by Axios, comes during a…