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The U.S. Capitol Building (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Previewing Next Week's US Midterm Election
Congress is inching closer to legislation around crypto. Here’s what that could mean after next week.
The U.S. Capitol Building (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Crypto's Role Ahead of US Midterms
Crypto's Role Ahead of US Midterms
CoinDesk Deputy Managing Editor of Global Policy and Regulation Jesse Hamilton discusses the role of crypto in politics as the digital asset industry continues to pour unprece...
Crypto's Role Ahead of US Midterms

Many young Americans say they've become more interested in crypto given the current economic climate. (Dall-E/CoinDesk)
A Quarter of Americans Say Inflation, Economy Woes Sparking Interest in Crypto, Poll Finds
The trend is even stronger with young and diverse investors.
Many young Americans say they've become more interested in crypto given the current economic climate. (Dall-E/CoinDesk)

Susquehanna International Group's Jeffrey Yass (SIG/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)
Billionaire Quant Trader Donated a Record $1.9M of Bitcoin to a Super PAC
Jeffrey Yass, co-founder of Susquehanna International Group, gave 100 bitcoin to a crypto-supporting super PAC.
Susquehanna International Group's Jeffrey Yass (SIG/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)

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A Majority of US Voters Want More Crypto Regulation, Poll Shows
The results indicate more voters want to see lawmakers treat cryptocurrency as a “serious and valid part of the economy” than as a “mechanism for fraud” and other crimes.
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El Salvador Debt Downgraded to CC Rating as President Bukele Seeks Re-Election
El Salvador Debt Downgraded to CC Rating as President Bukele Seeks Re-Election
El Salvador is likely to default on a January debt repayment because it has limited market access to raise the funds needed, in part because of its bitcoin adoption, according...
El Salvador Debt Downgraded to CC Rating as President Bukele Seeks Re-Election

Chief Executive Officer Brian Armstrong of Coinbase speaks at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk)
Coinbase App to Track US Politicians' Crypto-Friendliness Ahead of Midterm Elections
The trading platform's CEO Brian Armstrong says the company wants to help pro-crypto candidates solicit donations from the crypto community.
Chief Executive Officer Brian Armstrong of Coinbase speaks at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk)

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin (left) and Bitcoin Association's Bruce Fenton (right). (CoinDesk)
Bitcoiner Bruce Fenton Loses Bid to Contest US Senate Seat in New Hampshire
Fenton faced a competitive race but lost the Republican primary vote.
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin (left) and Bitcoin Association's Bruce Fenton (right). (CoinDesk)

Liz Truss beat Rishi Sunak to become the leader of the Conservative Party. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Liz Truss to Become UK Prime Minister After Winning Conservative Party Leadership
Truss has revealed little about her stance on crypto save for two statements that indicate she may be open to innovative-friendly regulation.
Liz Truss beat Rishi Sunak to become the leader of the Conservative Party. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Coinbase Wants You to Register to Vote (for Pro-Crypto Candidates)
The U.S.-based exchange’s newly launched crypto policy education initiative includes a voter registration tool.
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