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Banks Will Dominate Stablecoins, and 2 Other Predictions About the Future of Money
Crypto, rather than "blowing up" traditional finance, is making the existing system more efficient.
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White House Calls on Congress to ‘Step Up Its Efforts’ on Crypto Regulation
Officials in the Biden administration urged Congress on Friday to expand the authority of regulators to police the crypto industry.
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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) eats a pork chop at the Iowa State Fair on August 21, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Sen. Ted Cruz Wants Capitol Hill Vending Machines to Accept Crypto
If the Texas senator's resolution is passed, his congressional colleagues and Capitol Hill visitors will be able to buy some Pringles with bitcoin while burning the midnight oil.
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) eats a pork chop at the Iowa State Fair on August 21, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Stablecoin Regulation Is First on New Subcommittee’s To-Do List, Says Chairman
Rep. French Hill said the digital assets subcommittee plans to use its stablecoins draft as a model for how it will approach digital asset regulation moving forward.
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You Want Crypto Regulation? I’ll Give You Crypto Regulation
Maybe Congress should separate custody from exchange, the way it severed Wall Street from commercial banking nearly a century ago. This piece is part of CoinDesk’s Policy Week.
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How Industry Can Prevent the Crypto Winter From Becoming an Ice Age
Recognizing that crypto has to be regulated as part of the regular economy is a first step to arguing for rules tailored to its unique innovations, says John Rizzo.
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The Bizarre (Sort of) Bipartisanship of the Crypto Congress
A who's who of politicians who matter for crypto in the nation's capital. By Jeff Wilser.
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Congress and Crypto Season 4: An Uphill Battle
Crypto policy efforts would make great TV, Ron Hammond, director of government relations for the Blockchain Association, writes.
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Why Tax Deferral for Crypto-to-Crypto Like-Kind Exchanges Would Be Good for Us All
The U.S. Congress should update the tax code to treat digital assets like other types of valuable property such as real estate.
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Bitwise Chief Compliance Officer Says Stablecoin Legislation Could Come This Year
Katherine Dowling says Congress may act because stablecoins are a relatively narrow issue.
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