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Crypto’s Political Cash Backs Winners, But New Lawmakers Will Arrive Under FTX Cloud
The industry’s main political action committee, GMI, counts 19 victories in congressional races while defending its history of support from former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried.
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CDCROP: Money Reimagined Illustration - 11/4/22 (Rachel Sun/CoinDesk)
At Stake in the US Midterms: The Future of Money
With some seminal regulatory legislation up for consideration, the makeup of Congress in 2023 matters not only to crypto natives but to everyone.
CDCROP: Money Reimagined Illustration - 11/4/22 (Rachel Sun/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Congressman James Himes (Joshua Roberts-Pool/Getty Images)
Digital Dollar Likely Won't Be Part of Retail Banking World, US Lawmaker Says
White House reports on central bank digital currencies "point the way" but Congress still has to pass legislation on these issues, Congressman Jim Himes told CoinDesk.
CDCROP: Congressman James Himes (Joshua Roberts-Pool/Getty Images)

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House Lawmakers Send Letters to 4 US Crypto Miners Asking for Details on Environmental Impact
Core Scientific, Riot Blockchain, Marathon Digital and Stronghold Digital received the letters from members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Newly Introduced Bill Aims to Bring Transparency to the Stablecoin Marketplace
The aptly-named “Stablecoin Transparency Act” would require issuers to report on their reserves.
Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) (Karen Ducey/Getty Images)
US Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Provide Tax Relief for Small Crypto Transactions
The legislation by a bipartisan group of House representatives would exempt realized crypto gains under $200.
U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) (Karen Ducey/Getty Images)

Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) (Getty Images)
Provision in House Bill Allowing Treasury Secretary to Block International Crypto Transactions to Be Removed
An agreement has been reached between the congressman who introduced the provision and an industry think tank that lobbied against it.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) (Getty Images)

Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) introduced a provision allowing the Treasury Secretary to block certain financial transactions to a bill aimed at spurring competition with China. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
House Bill Could Let Treasury Secretary Block International Crypto Transactions
A provision in the America COMPETES Act would give the Treasury secretary the power to block U.S. firms from interacting with some crypto transactions or exchanges, if it becomes law.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) introduced a provision allowing the Treasury Secretary to block certain financial transactions to a bill aimed at spurring competition with China. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)