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Coinbase Hires Goldman Sachs Exec to Ramp Up Policy Push in Washington
The publicly traded crypto exchange is adding Faryar Shirzad to handle government relations.
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Crypto Is Spared Scapegoat Treatment in US Hearing on Terror Financing
Witnesses didn't call for new domestic terror statutes or treat cryptocurrencies as a tool uniquely suited for illicit finance in a U.S. Congressional hearing Thursday.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) organized Thursday's hearing on terrorist financing.

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DC Lawyers Can Now Accept Crypto for Legal Fees
The District of Columbia Bar has approved crypto payments for lawyers' fees.
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EOS Maker Block.One Expands US Footprint With DC-Area HQ
Block.One, the software company behind the EOS blockchain, will expand its U.S. footprint with a new headquarters in Arlington County, Va.
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New Ripple-Led Advocacy Group to Pay DC Lobbyists in XRP
Ripple is leading a group of organizations launching an advocacy body in Washington D.C. that will pay for lobbying in both U.S. dollars and XRP.
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Mr. Blockchain Goes to Washington
CoinDesk profiles a recent effort to educate US lawmakers on the impact and benefits of blockchain technology in Washington, DC.
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Symbiont Demos Blockchain Share Issuance for DC Lawmakers
Distributed ledger startup Symbiont gave a demo of how blockchain could be used to rethink share trading at a congressional event this week.
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Bitcoin Advocacy Group Coin Center Collects $1 Million in New Contributions
Washington, DC-based non-profit research and advocacy group Coin Center has raised $1m from old and new supporters.
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Blockchain Trade Group Adds First Credit Union
Digital Federal Credit Union has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the Washington, DC-based blockchain trade organization.
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White House Fuels Growing Blockchain Interest on Capitol Hill
Blockchain interest and awareness are increasing on Capitol Hill, spurred by a series of recent high-profile events.
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