Heilemann: If Trump Can Lead GOP Race, ‘No Reason Why’ Kanye West Can’t Lead Democratic Race

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John Heilemann of Bloomberg Politics reacted Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to rapper Kanye West announcing his plans during Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards for a presidential run in 2020, comparing his run to Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump. “If Donald Trump can be the Republican front-runner in the summer of 2015, there’s no reason why Kanye West can’t be the Democratic front-runner in the summer of 2019.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Commonwealth Virtual Currencies Working Group Issues Statement about Bitcoin’s Potential

This week, the Commonwealth Virtual Currencies Working Group made up of Australia, Barbados, Kenya, Nigeria, Singapore and Tonga, together with the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, concluded a three-day conference in London with a consensus: “Member states should consider the applicability of their existing legal frameworks to virtual currencies and where appropriate they should consider adapting them or enacting new legislation to regulate virtual currencies.” The group has come up with the consensus because it recognizes the benefits and the disruptive nature of bitcoin and other digital currencies in the financial sector. The conference was joined by experts from the banking sector, academia, virtual currency operators, users and law enforcement agencies, to discuss the unique applications and the risks […]

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