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U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Rostin Behnam says he's a fan of the sweeping new Lummis-Gillibrand bill that would establish crypto regulations.  (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
CFTC Chief Heaps Praise on Bill That Boosts Agency’s Crypto Reach
Chairman Rostin Behnam supports the contours of the Lummis-Gillibrand regulatory bill released this week.
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Rostin Behnam says he's a fan of the sweeping new Lummis-Gillibrand bill that would establish crypto regulations.  (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Crypto Unable to Shake Reputation as Ransomware Tool in Senate Hearing
A Senate Homeland Security hearing painted cryptocurrencies as the favorite payments for hackers.
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US Senators Lummis and Gillibrand Set to Propose Crypto Oversight Bill Next Month
The bipartisan duo hope their bill to establish guardrails around the digital assets industry could get votes as soon as next year.
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Crypto-Friendly Tim Ryan, J.D. Vance to Vie for Ohio's Open Senate Seat
Both Ryan, a Democrat, and Vance, a Republican, support cryptocurrencies.
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Ohio's Senate Candidates Stake Out Crypto Positions
While crypto policy is unlikely to sway the outcome of Tuesday’s primary, its mindshare among the candidates augurs well for the industry’s clout in the nation’s capital.
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Brazilian Senate Plenary Approves Bill Regulating Crypto Transactions
The bill will be voted on by the Chamber of Deputies and, if approved, can be vetoed by the executive branch.
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U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), chairman of the Republican Policy Committee. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
GOP Policy Arm Releases Paper Exploring Benefits, Risks of Crypto
The paper signals that Senate Republicans are inching toward a more unified approach to crypto regulation.
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), chairman of the Republican Policy Committee. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Newly Introduced Bill Aims to Bring Transparency to the Stablecoin Marketplace
The aptly-named “Stablecoin Transparency Act” would require issuers to report on their reserves.
Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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Bitcoin’s Allies in the US Senate Are Increasing
Senators Cynthia Lummis and Kirsten Gillibrand are teaming up on comprehensive crypto legislation.
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Meet the Libertarian Bitcoiner Considering a Run for New Hampshire’s Senate Seat
Bruce Fenton says he wants to tear down regulatory obstacles for the crypto industry at the federal level.
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