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Brian Quintenz, former commissioner at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
A16z Elevates Former US CFTC Commissioner Quintenz to Policy Chief
Brian Quintenz, who served at the agency that’s expected to oversee crypto trading, has dabbled in industry advisory roles since leaving the CFTC last year.
Brian Quintenz, former commissioner at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

CDCROP: White House (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Crypto Has Prepared for Divided US Government, Republican Rise
A partisan mess on Capitol Hill may not be a bad thing for the crypto industry, which has friends on both sides of the aisle and legislative efforts that are – so far – bipartisan.
CDCROP: White House (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

The Blockchain Association's Kristin Smith (Melody Wang/CoinDesk)
Blockchain Association Sets Up New Crypto Industry PAC
The political action committee won’t be in full swing for the midterm elections that settle which party will control Congress
The Blockchain Association's Kristin Smith (Melody Wang/CoinDesk)

Michael Saylor
Bitcoin Maximalist Michael Saylor Sued for Tax Fraud by DC
The attorney general’s office is also suing the business software company for allegedly helping him evade taxes on his earnings in the district.
Michael Saylor

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Tech Experts Lobby Washington Criticizing Crypto, Blockchain
A letter from 26 technologists refers to crypto as risky, flawed and unproven.
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Andrew Yang (Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Andrew Yang Wants Web 3 to Prove the Haters Wrong
With a pair of new DAOs, is Andrew Yang crypto’s political darling?
Andrew Yang (Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

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Washington Nationals to ‘Explore’ Terra’s UST Stablecoin in DAO-Approved Partnership Deal
The MLB team’s deal with the Terra network is even bigger than previously reported.
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Spencer Dinwiddie of the Washington Wizards handles the ball against the Memphis Grizzlies at Capital One Arena on Nov. 5, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images)
FTX.US Scores Deal With Owner of Washington Wizards, Capitals in Bid to Expand DC Presence
The crypto exchange hopes to become more visible among regulators with its latest sports partnership.
Spencer Dinwiddie of the Washington Wizards handles the ball against the Memphis Grizzlies at Capital One Arena on Nov. 5, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images)

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Crypto Learns to Play the DC Influence Game
The infrastructure bill was the first shot in a long battle on Capitol Hill. But do lobbyists in Washington really understand crypto?
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Inside the U.S. Capitol's Cannon House Office Building, June 28, 2021 (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)
Meet the DeFi Delegate Knocking on the Doors of Congress
MakerDAO delegate PaperImperium is leading the charge to educate lawmakers on crypto. But his crusade brings up a looming question: Should DeFi be regulated? And how?
Inside the U.S. Capitol's Cannon House Office Building, June 28, 2021 (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)