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The new Congress will arrive for work at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 3. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Republicans Secure US House Majority, Will Shift Path for Crypto Bills
Results from the Nov. 8 U.S. election finally saw Republicans win at least 218 seats, splitting control of Congress as urgency for crypto legislation is on the rise.
The new Congress will arrive for work at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 3. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler (Bill Clark-Pool/Getty Images)
Gensler’s Crypto Testimony: 6 Key Takeaways
The SEC chairman laid out his stance on crypto regulation during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Tuesday. CoinDesk breaks it down.
SEC Chairman Gary Gensler (Bill Clark-Pool/Getty Images)

Patrick McHenry speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Republican Congressman Demands Clarity From the SEC on Crypto Regulation
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.), ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, has been pushing for regulatory clarity on digital assets since March.
Patrick McHenry speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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State of Crypto: Congress Is Holding 3 Hearings Today, Here's What to Expect
Congress is holding three simultaneous hearings around cryptocurrencies today – and they're all on different types of use cases.
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State of Crypto: Yes, We're Still Talking About Regulatory Clarity
An expressed desire for regulatory clarity in the U.S. isn’t new. But there’s increasing pressure for lawmakers and regulators to define just what sorts of digital asset activities are all right.
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Rep. Maxine Waters, (D-Calif.) is creating a working group to evaluate cryptocurrencies.
House Democrats Form Cryptocurrency Working Group
The announcement came in a hearing about central bank digital currencies.
Rep. Maxine Waters, (D-Calif.) is creating a working group to evaluate cryptocurrencies.

Gary Gensler
SEC Chair Gary Gensler Recommends Congress Regulate Crypto Exchanges
“There’s really no protection around fraud or manipulation,” Gensler said in his first public hearing since taking the reins at the agency.
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State of Crypto: Congress Takes One Step Closer to Regulatory Clarity
A bipartisan bill addressing cryptocurrencies made it through the House of Representatives. Next up: the Senate.
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Rep. Patrick McHenry
US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Clarify Crypto Regulations
The proposed bill would create a working group to evaluate U.S. cryptocurrency regulations with input from the SEC and CFTC.
Rep. Patrick McHenry

Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) organized Thursday's hearing on terrorist financing.
Crypto Is Spared Scapegoat Treatment in US Hearing on Terror Financing
Witnesses didn't call for new domestic terror statutes or treat cryptocurrencies as a tool uniquely suited for illicit finance in a U.S. Congressional hearing Thursday.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) organized Thursday's hearing on terrorist financing.