Tales From the Swamp: How a Republican Senator’s Son Partnered With a Liberal Dark Money Group To Sink Voter ID Expansion

A George Soros-linked dark money behemoth has a peculiar partner in its bid to sink voter ID expansion in Michigan—a group of Republican operatives led by a sitting Republican senator’s son.

Over the past year, liberal dark money group Sixteen Thirty Fund has spent $2.5 million opposing a Republican-led petition drive to expand Michigan’s voter ID requirements. Nearly $400,000 of that money has gone to Groundgame Political Solutions, a shadowy consulting firm that a trio of Republican operatives—including Sen. Roy Blunt’s (R., Mo.) son, Andy Blunt—privately launched in May 2021, corporate filings show.

The firm, which Blunt first registered in

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Dems Pick Hospitalized Fetterman In Crucial Pennsylvania Race

The democratic socialist lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania, who suffered a stroke days before the primary and drew ire on the campaign trail for pulling a gun on an unarmed black man, cruised to victory in Tuesday’s Democratic Senate primary.

Sweatshirt enthusiast “Big John” Fetterman handily defeated moderate Rep. Conor Lamb (D., Pa.), the Associated Press projected. Fetterman will square off in November against either Mehmet Oz or David McCormick, the two leading Republican candidates, in one of the most closely-watched Senate races in the country.

The Republican race was too close to call as of Tuesday night, though McCormick maintained

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The Future Has Spoken: America’s Kids Sound Off on Current Events

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.), the lawmaker best known for farting on live television and cavorting with a Chinese spy, on Monday received a considerable amount of social media engagement after relaying a conversation he had with his precocious toddler about the mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo.

“My 4-year-old just FaceTimed to ask what I’m doing to ‘help the people in Buffalo’ and ‘why did the bad man do this?'” Swalwell wrote on Twitter, the popular social networking website. “Absolutely gutting. This cannot be his normal. It’s time to BAN ASSAULT WEAPONS. #EndGunViolence.”

The congressman’s tweet inspired the

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Threat of Chinese Invasion of Taiwan at All-Time High, GOP Warns

The threat of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan “remains unabated, if not heightened” as a result of the Biden administration’s “slow, manipulatable, and self-defeatist posture” toward the war in Ukraine, according to a group of Republican foreign policy leaders in Congress who are pressing the White House to confront Beijing.

“We are concerned that Beijing may be learning different lessons from the ongoing crisis [in Ukraine], and the risk of a People’s Liberation Army assault on Taiwan remains unabated, if not heightened,” eight Republicans, including those on the House Armed Services Committee, wrote to President Joe Biden on Tuesday, according

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Double Jeopardy: Princeton Prepares To Axe Star Professor Who Raised Hell Over Woke Lunacy

Princeton University is planning to fire one of the most distinguished classics professors in the country, Joshua Katz, after his criticism of the school’s racial politics made him the target of student protests and the subject of two separate university investigations.

University president Christopher Eisgruber—who in 2020 alleged that Katz had failed to exercise his free speech “responsibly”—passed his recommendation that Katz be stripped of tenure and fired to the university’s board of trustees last week, according to three sources with firsthand knowledge of the situation.

It is rare for a university to fire a tenured professor, and even rarer

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Biden Drops Sanctions on Latin American Dictatorships

The Biden administration this week lifted sanctions on two of Latin America’s most authoritarian regimes, actions that prompted criticism from a top Democratic senator.

The administration on Tuesday eased sanctions on President Nicolás Maduro, the dictator of Venezuela. The White House in recent weeks has moved to forge closer ties with Venezuela in an attempt to drive a wedge between the country and Russia as well as to bring more oil into the market, but there is little evidence Venezuela plans on cutting ties with Russia, the Miami Herald reported.

Biden also lifted some of the Trump administration’s sanctions

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This Is Why Black Lives Matter Thinks Tax Disclosures Are ‘Triggering’

The Black Lives Matter foundation has $42 million in net assets, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday. The foundation’s cofounder, self-proclaimed Marxist Patrisse Cullors, used the foundation’s money to pay millions of dollars to family members, friends, and the father of her child.

The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation in a 990 tax disclosure obtained by the AP reported that it “invested $32 million in stocks from the $90 million it received as donations” thanks to the 2020 race protests. It ended its last fiscal year with $42 million in net assets and has an operating budget of about

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Hunter Biden-Linked Firm Admits To Foreign Lobbying

A Democratic consulting firm linked to Hunter Biden registered with the Department of Justice as a foreign agent of Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings.

The founders of Blue Star Strategies said in filings under the Foreign Agents Registration Act that they arranged two meetings in 2016 between State Department officials and an attorney of Burisma owner Nikolai Zlochevsky. The founders of the firm, Sally Painter and Karen Tramontano, sought to assess the government’s position towards Zlochevsky, who was under an international bribery investigation. They began working for Burisma in late 2015 after an introduction from Hunter Biden. Biden’s work for

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Canceled: Senate Dems Nix ‘Disinformation’ Hearing After Embarrassing Jankowicz Videos Surface

Senate Democrats abruptly canceled a hearing at which President Joe Biden’s new disinformation czar Nina Jankowicz was expected to testify, a decision made after embarrassing videos posted by the self-proclaimed “Mary Poppins of disinformation” sparked a political firestorm.

Senate Democrats planned to hold a May 10 hearing on “disinformation, misinformation, and malinformation,” just a couple of weeks after Biden tapped Jankowicz to head his administration’s newly created Disinformation Governance Board. Democratic leaders were reluctant to have Jankowicz face Republican questioning, however, prompting them to nix the hearing, three Senate offices told the Washington Free Beacon.

“They yanked it when

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Gas Prices Break Record for Third Time in 2022

U.S. gas prices have broken records for a third time in 2022, according to AAA.

The national average hit $4.52 on Tuesday, 15 cents higher than the all-time high hit last Tuesday. The record was broken for the first time in March at $4.33 per gallon.

The Biden administration has battled rising fuel prices amid surging inflation and ongoing disruptions to the economy caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Inflation has remained at a 40-year high since December.

Liberal economists have suggested President Joe Biden’s decision to pass trillions of dollars in federal stimulus caused skyrocketing inflation. Former

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