Democratic Dark Money Juggernaut Called Security on Watchdog Instead of Releasing Their Tax Information

The leader of a conservative watchdog group said Arabella Advisors, a Democratic dark money juggernaut, had security remove her from their office on Monday morning after she made an in-person request for nonprofit tax documents Arabella is legally required to provide.

Arabella has been called the “mothership” behind a network of Democratic dark money nonprofit groups that have raised a combined $3 billion from mostly anonymous donors as of 2019. Arabella’s dark money network includes the Sixteen Thirty Fund, which funneled millions into a left-wing effort to stop Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation in 2018, and the New Venture Fund, which helped bankroll a group that launched a local news network in 2019 that, according to Bloomberg, functions as “political instruments designed to get them [readers] to vote for Democrats.”

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Commentary: The Supreme Court’s Ruling on Texas’ Abortion Law Is Another Sign That It May Overturn Roe

Couple kissing, holding up ultrasound in front of them

Just before midnight on Wednesday, the Supreme Court issued an order denying injunctive relief to the Texas abortion providers who had sought to halt Texas’ new abortion law which prohibits abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat can be detected. 

The majority opinion said the Court would not intervene because the plaintiffs had failed to demonstrate whether the defendants, including state judges, can or will seek to enforce the law against them. The five conservative justices in the majority, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, and Amy Coney Barrett, noted that federal courts have the power to enjoin people tasked with enforcing laws, and not laws themselves. 

The Texas law gives citizens the power to sue abortion providers or anyone who “aids and abets” an abortion after six weeks gestation. This structure provided the legal technicality which allowed the near-ban on abortion to remain in effect. 

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Commentary: From ‘Insurrectionists’ to ‘Interruptionists’

Riot at U.S. Capitol

Well, this is a bummer for the sedition-baiting crowd.

The Biden Justice Department last week announced its first plea deal related to the January 6 protest on Capitol Hill: Jon Ryan Schaffer pleaded guilty to two charges—obstruction of an official proceeding and entering the Capitol with a dangerous or deadly weapon.

Schaffer, who has no criminal record, faced six counts of various trespassing and disorderly conduct offenses. (He did not plead guilty to any of the initial charges.)

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Justices Rule LGBT People Protected from Job Discrimination

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court.

The court decided by a 6-3 vote that a key provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 known as Title VII that bars job discrimination because of sex, among other reasons, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.

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POLL: Most Minnesotans Approve of Kavanaugh Confirmation, Don’t Believe Allegations

A new poll shows that most Minnesotans do not believe the accusations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and actually approve of his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. According to an Oct. 24 MPR/Star Tribune poll, 49 percent of Minnesota respondents approve of Kavanaugh’s confirmation, compared to 43 percent…

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American Bar Association Quietly Closes Kavanaugh Assessment: Report

Brett Kavanaugh

by Kevin Daley   The American Bar Association (ABA) will not revoke its “well qualified” rating for Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, after allegations of sexual and professional misconduct prompted the group to reopen its review of Kavanaugh’s record. An unnamed ABA official told CNN that the ABA…

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Ellison Lies About There Being ‘No Corroborating Witnesses’ In Investigation of Abuse Claims

During a campaign stop Tuesday, Minnesota attorney general candidate Keith Ellison seemingly lied about there being “no corroborating witnesses” in the investigation into the domestic-abuse allegations against him. When a reporter with Valley News Live mentioned the witnesses who corroborated ex-girlfriend Karen Monahan’s story, Ellison grew visibly agitated and advised…

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Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son Writes What His Dad Would Have Thought About Contentious Kavanaugh Confirmation Fight

by Nick Givas   Christopher Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, said his father would not have been surprised by the drama surrounding Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. “Would he have been surprised by the heated debate, political maneuvers, protests, last-minute delays and uncorroborated allegations of sexual misconduct that…

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Teacher Who Threatened to ‘Kill Kavanaugh’ Resigns from Position

A Minnesota teacher who incited violence against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh resigned from her position Tuesday, according to her employer. Samantha Ness, a special-education teacher with the state’s Alliance Education Center, threatened to “kill Kavanaugh” on Saturday after the newly-confirmed judge was sworn in. “So whose [sic] gonna take…

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Liberal Writers, Activists Attack ‘White Women’ Over Kavanaugh

by Peter Hasson   Liberal writers and activists responded to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation over the weekend by attacking “white women.” The New York Times on Saturday evening published an op-ed titled “White Women, Come Get Your People.” The op-ed’s author, Alexis Grenell, attacked Republican women who supported Kavanaugh as “gender traitors”…

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Minnesota Teacher Placed on Paid Leave After Calling for Murder of Kavanaugh

A Minnesota public school teacher is now under investigation after calling for the murder of newly-confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The teacher, identified on social media as Samantha Ness, works for Intermediate School District #917’s Alliance Education Center, which “provides services to all students with unique needs,” including children…

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Trump Goes Off-Script In Front of Raucous Rochester Crowd

President Donald Trump drew a crowd size upwards of 10,000 Minnesotans Thursday night in Rochester where he attacked the state’s Democrats in raw Trumpist fashion. Right out the gates, Trump criticized the Democratic Party for its handling of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, saying the party’s “rage-fueled…

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Klobuchar Refuses to Answer Whether She Would Prosecute Kavanaugh

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) dodged questions Sunday on CNN’s State of the Union about whether or not she would prosecute Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh over the multiple sexual-assault allegations he is facing. Klobuchar, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, made headlines last week during her questioning of Kavanaugh…

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Dr. Christine Blasey Ford Testified Under Oath She Had Never Coached Anyone on Taking Polygraph But Ex-Boyfriend Says ‘I Witnessed Her’ Coach Friend

Fox News reported late Tuesday night that a person claiming to be the ex-boyfriend of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, has sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee in which he contradict’s her sworn public testimony. In questioning by…

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Ellison Accuser Says DFL Would Sell Its ‘Soul for Power’ After Investigation Concludes

Keith Ellison accuser Karen Monahan said the Democratic Party would sell its “soul for power” after news broke Monday that its investigation into the claims against Ellison concluded in his favor. The Associated Press obtained a draft report of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party’s investigation, which concludes that Monahan’s domestic-abuse allegations…

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Bill Clinton Rape Accuser Calls Out ‘Hypocrisy’ In Democratic Party Over Ellison Allegations

Juanita Broaddrick, the alleged President Bill Clinton rape survivor, is speaking out on the “hypocrisy” in the Democratic Party over its handling of the several sexual assault allegations rocking Washington. Broaddrick, speaking with Breitbart News, expressed frustration with “this double standard that’s going on with Brett Kavanaugh.” “Back in 1999,…

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Minnesota Democrats React In Outrage Over Brett Kavanaugh Vote

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is expected to narrowly sneak by the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Minnesota Democrats are outraged at the prospect. During Thursday’s historic hearing, Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford painfully recalled a decades-old high school party at which the alleged assault occurred. After hours of…

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Sen. Tina Smith Ditches Due Process, Uses Kavanaugh Accusations for Fundraising

During a Thursday interview, Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) suggested that she will not vote in favor of Judge Brett Kavanaugh because “we should not allow people who have committed sexual assault on the Supreme Court.” While Kavanaugh faces multiple accusations of sexual assault, he has yet to be found guilty…

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Claims Medical Records Are ‘More Reliable’ at Kavanaugh Hearing, Ellison’s Accuser Has Produced Two

During Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) referred to a legal precedent that may come to hurt one of her Democratic allies. Ford appeared before the committee Thursday morning to address sexual-assault allegations she has made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. During…

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Ellison Calls for House Ethics Investigation In Response to Abuse Allegations Against Him

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN-03) has requested a House Ethics Committee investigation into the domestic-abuse allegations made against him by ex-girlfriend Karen Monahan. In August, Monahan accused the congressman of forcibly dragging her from a bed, and continues to slowly release text messages and medical records supporting her claims. Ellison has…

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Klobuchar Continues to Lead Charge Against Kavanaugh While Staying Quiet on Ellison Allegations

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) remains a key opponent to the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is now facing multiple accusations of sexual misconduct. On Wednesday, Kavanaugh faced yet another allegation, this time with the accuser saying he witnessed her being “gang raped.” President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court…

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GOP Senate Nominee Karin Housley Calls Out Opponent’s ‘Hypocrisy’ In Response to Ellison and Kavanaugh Allegations

Republican senatorial candidate Karin Housley recently criticized her “opponent’s continued hypocrisy” on her handling of the abuse allegations against both Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN-03) and Judge Brett Kavanaugh. As The Minnesota Sun has extensively reported, Ellison currently stands accused of two domestic-abuse allegations, but is continuing his run for Minnesota…

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DFL Allegedly Lied to Former Employee About Investigating Sexual Harassment Allegations

A former Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party volunteer recently alleged that he was sexually harassed by two former coworkers, but was apparently lied to and misled when he brought the allegations to the party’s chairman. Christopher Horoshak claims that he was sexually harassed by two DFL employees during the run-up to the…

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Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters Refuse to Comment on Ellison Allegations

A group of protesters recently gathered at the U.S. Senate to protest the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, but refused to answer questions regarding the allegations against Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN-05). The Daily Caller’s Stephanie Hamill went to the Senate to interview protesters, who are opposing…

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Former Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards Hits the Campaign Trail for ‘Abortion Senator’ Tina Smith

Former Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards is hitting the campaign trail to rally support for Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) and Second Congressional District candidate Angie Craig. Richards joined Smith at an “early vote rally” Friday at the University of Minnesota to encourage students to get out and vote. “There is…

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Star Trib Editorial Board Wants FBI to ‘Reopen’ Background Check Into Kavanaugh After Warning Against ‘Instantly Believing’ Ellison’s Accusers

The Star Tribune Editorial Board is calling on the FBI to “reopen” its background check into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after he was accused of sexual assault, but previously warned Minnesotans against “instantly believing” Democrat Keith Ellison’s accusers. “In light of Ford’s allegation that Kavanaugh assaulted her while the…

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Medical Records Show Ellison Accuser Discussed Abuse Allegations with Doctor in 2017

Karen Monahan

Rep. Keith Ellison’s (D-MN-05) accuser recently released medical documents showing that she discussed the abuse allegations with a doctor in November of 2017. Karen Monahan, Ellison’s ex-girlfriend who accused the congressman of domestic violence in August, posted a medical record to Twitter Monday night, revealing that she “was in a…

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DNC Chair Calls for Thorough Investigation Into Kavanaugh Allegation While Questions About Ellison Remain Unanswered

Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tom Perez is calling for a thorough investigation into the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh while questions about similar allegations against Keith Ellison remain unanswered. Ellison, who serves as the DNC’s deputy chair and is seeking to become Minnesota’s next attorney…

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Sen. Tina Smith, Former Planned Parenthood Exec, Claims Women Can’t Have ‘Economic Security’ Without Abortion

Tina Smith

At a Friday press conference in downtown St. Paul, Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) claimed that women can’t have “economic security” without access to abortion. The press conference was organized in opposition to President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, who poses a threat to the pro-choice movement. “We know,…

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Minnesota’s U.S. Senators Klobuchar and Smith Join Obstructionist Democrat Colleagues in Undermining SCOTUS Nomination Hearings

Tina Smith, Amy Klobuchar

The Senate Judiciary Committee’s first hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh got underway Tuesday, but some Democratic senators are already calling for its adjournment, including Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN). At the center of Tuesday’s chaotic start is a mountain of documents pertaining to the…

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