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Crypto Defender Spars With Famed Critic During US Senate Hearing

| Nikhilesh De

Peter Van Valkenburgh explained the potential benefits from cryptocurrency and blockchain while Nouriel Roubini called it "the mother of all scams."

‘Doctor Doom’ vs Crypto: Here’s What to Expect in Congress Today

| Nikhilesh De

Economist Nouriel Roubini and Coin Center's Peter Van Valkenburgh will testify about crypto and blockchain before a U.S. Senate committee today.

US Senators Seek Stronger Sanctions on Venezuela’s ‘Petro’ Cryptocurrency

| Stan Higgins

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pushing for tighter sanctions against Venezuela's state-backed cryptocurrency, known as the petro.

US Senators Raise Crypto Mining Concerns, Propose Government Blockchains

| Nikhilesh De and Muyao Shen

The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hosted a hearing Tuesday on the "energy efficiency of blockchain and similar technologies."

US Senate to Examine Energy Efficiency of Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Senate will host a hearing on blockchain's energy use and whether the tech can be used to protect infrastructure next week.

US Senate Hearing Will Look at Crypto’s Impact on Elections

| Madeline Meng Shi

The U.S. policymakers will look into potential risks that digital currencies could pose to the American democracy.

Crypto Industry Reacts to US Senate Hearing Remarks

| Bailey Reutzel, Marc Hochstein & Stan Higgins

CoinDesk recaps Tuesday's U.S. Senate hearing, in which two major regulatory agencies testified as to their abilities to oversee the crypto market.

New Regulation for Crypto? Senate Hearing Sees Debate

| Pete Rizzo & Stan Higgins

A hearing at the U.S. Senate Tuesday saw top lawmakers debate the need for new legislation to increase crypto industry oversight.

SEC, CFTC Chiefs Set for Senate Crypto Hearing

| Stan Higgins

The heads of the SEC and the SEC are set to testify on cryptocurrencies before Congress next week.

Minnesota Senator to Spearhead Bitcoin Public Awareness Effort

| Tanaya Macheel

A Minnesota senator is leading a new PR effort aimed at increasing awareness of bitcoin among merchants and consumers.