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CDCROP: Committee chairman Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) listens during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill September 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
After Months at Arm’s Length, Sen. Brown Opens Door for Crypto Legislation
The chairman of the Senate Banking Committee – the missing ingredient in previous efforts – has invited Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to start working with him on legislation.
CDCROP: Committee chairman Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) listens during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill September 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Committee chairman Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) questions U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy during a Senate Finance Committee hearing about youth mental health on Capitol Hill on February 8, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Binance, Coinbase Among Crypto Firms Questioned by US Senator After FTX Mess
Ron Wyden, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, sent letters to crypto companies demanding answers about their consumer protection practices.
CDCROP: Committee chairman Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) questions U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy during a Senate Finance Committee hearing about youth mental health on Capitol Hill on February 8, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) attends a Senate Armed Services hearing on Capitol Hill March 15, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
US Senators Demand Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Execs Be Held Accountable to 'Fullest Extent of the Law’
Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said in a Wednesday letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland they want Sam Bankman-Fried and others investigated.
CDCROP: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) attends a Senate Armed Services hearing on Capitol Hill March 15, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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US CFTC’s Behnam Will Testify at FTX Hearing in Senate
The chairman is the first witness listed so far by the Senate Agriculture Committee as it prepares a hearing on the FTX blowup.
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CDCROP: U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
US Sen. Gillibrand Says a Last-Ditch Stablecoin Bill May Still Emerge This Year
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, one of the most crypto-friendly Democrats in the Senate, said she hopes a regulatory bill will be introduced in the “next few weeks.”
CDCROP: U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

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Meaning of FTX Fall Depends on One’s Politics, US Senate Hearing Shows
U.S. political parties take separate, opposing lessons from the crash of Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire.
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Famous Delorean From "Back To The Future" Movie On Display In Washington, D.C.
White House Goes Back to the Future With FDIC Chair Pick Gruenberg
The Biden Administration has nominated Martin Gruenberg, the longest-serving FDIC board member in history, to return to the chairmanship he held under Obama.
Famous Delorean From "Back To The Future" Movie On Display In Washington, D.C.

CDCROP: The Capitol with Traffic on Pennsylvania Avenue (Getty Images)
Democrats Keep the US Senate but Crypto Only Has Eyes for FTX Collapse
After a whirlwind election week dogged by crypto market madness, the industry's regulatory future in the U.S. is in the hands of a divided government.
CDCROP: The Capitol with Traffic on Pennsylvania Avenue (Getty Images)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.
US Democrat Senator John Hickenlooper Criticizes Gary Gensler's Approach to Crypto at SEC
Hickenlooper noted in a letter the current lack of a coordinated regulatory framework leads "uneven enforcement."
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.