Presidential election

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ' departure from the presidential campaign field likely means less crypto talk in the 2024 election. (CoinDesk screen grab from governor's office video)
Bailing DeSantis May Leave Deafening Crypto Silence in 2024 Presidential Race
The Florida governor and Vivek Ramaswamy had been the most strident Republican voices on digital assets issues for 2024, but both gave way to the Trump political juggernaut.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ' departure from the presidential campaign field likely means less crypto talk in the 2024 election. (CoinDesk screen grab from governor's office video)

A former politician speaks at a crypto industry event run by the Coinbase-backed Stand with Crypto Alliance on Dec. 11. (NIK de / CoinDesk)
U.S. Presidential Candidates Chat About Crypto, Target Federal Regulators
The three aspiring presidents touched on many of the same pro-crypto points at a Coinbase-linked crypto advocacy event.
A former politician speaks at a crypto industry event run by the Coinbase-backed Stand with Crypto Alliance on Dec. 11. (NIK de / CoinDesk)

U.S. Crypto Lobbying Spending on Pace for New Record This Year
U.S. Crypto Lobbying Spending on Pace for New Record This Year
Reuters reports that U.S. lobbying spending by the crypto industry is on pace to hit a record high this year. Crypto companies spent nearly $20 million on lobbying by the end...
U.S. Crypto Lobbying Spending on Pace for New Record This Year

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has shared his plan for how he'd deal with crypto. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)
Ramaswamy Shares Crypto Plan, Making Him the Only GOP Candidate Who Has One
The 2024 U.S. presidential candidate would fire most of the SEC, direct the government to back off crypto software developers and ease a path for digital assets as commodities...
Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has shared his plan for how he'd deal with crypto. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Tharman Shanmugaratnam and his wife Jane Yumiko Ittogi in 2017.
Singapore's New President, a Former Central Bank Chairman, Has Called Crypto 'Slightly Crazy'
The 66-year-old garnered more than 70% of the vote to take over a largely ceremonial role.
Tharman Shanmugaratnam and his wife Jane Yumiko Ittogi in 2017.

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has suspended his presidential campaign. (CoinDesk TV)
CBDC-Hating, Bitcoin-Friendly Presidential Candidate Francis Suarez Drops Out of Race
Suarez previously said his campaign will accept bitcoin donations and said he would ban a central bank digital currency (CBDC), if elected.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has suspended his presidential campaign. (CoinDesk TV)

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Wants a 'Temporary Release' From Jail; Is Bitcoin Becoming an Election Issue?
FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Wants a 'Temporary Release' From Jail; Is Bitcoin Becoming an Election Issue?
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the hottest stories in crypto today, including attorneys for Sam Bankman-Fried wanting to secure the FTX founder a "temporar...
FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Wants a 'Temporary Release' From Jail; Is Bitcoin Becoming an Election Issue?