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Congressional campaigns spent more than $2.1 million on Lyft, Uber and other ride-sharing services in the last election cycle, eclipsing cab fares.

Fare enough: Uber, Lyft surge ahead of cabs in campaign expense reports

Congressional lawmakers may not have voted on ride-sharing legislation, but they are voting with their pocketbooks, with campaigns spending more than 2.1 millon in 2017-18 on Uber and Lyft, far outstripping taxis. Arizona lawmakers were part of the trend, reporting $20,000 on the services.

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