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Congress
US House Committee to Hold Virtual Currency Hearing
The US House of Representatives Financial Services Committee is holding a hearing on virtual currencies this week.
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The IRS is Due to Present its Digital Currency Strategy to Congress Next Week
Congress wants answers from the Internal Revenue Service about its investigation into bitcoin tax avoidance – and they’re due by next week.
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Congress Seeks Answers From IRS About Its Bitcoin Tax Investigation
Congressional leaders want answers about the Internal Revenue Service's ongoing effort to obtain user records from Coinbase.
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US Congress to Announce Study on Virtual Currency Link to Terrorism Today
A US Congressional subcommittee is developing a bill to study the use of digital currencies by terrorists, CoinDesk has learned.
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DHS, homeland security
Boom in Drug Dealer Digital Currency Use Sparks Worries Among US Officials
There's been "a substantial increase" in cases involving digital currencies in the drug trade, a DHS official told Congress yesterday.
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Blockchain-Friendly Congressman Faces Hearings for Trump Budget Role
A blockchain-friendly member of Congress faced confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill yesterday in his bid to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
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Congressional Committee Calls for CFTC 'Clarity' on Bitcoin
A Congressional committee has called on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to focus on digital currency regulation.
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Yellen, Federal Reserve
US Central Bank Chair: Blockchain Could Have 'Significant' Impact
The Federal Reserve isn't working on any blockchain applications of its own at this time, according to Fed chair Janet Yellen.
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DC, Capitol Building
Momentum Grows for Blockchain Action in Washington
Recent developments around blockchain in Washington, DC are setting the stage for even bigger moves in the year ahead.
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Can Blockchain Help America’s Veterans? One Lawmaker Thinks So
A US congressman has proposed that the country’s administration for veterans affairs use blockchain to track medical appointments.
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