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Paul Dame: VT Democrats took FTX fraud money

Balint and Welch aren’t the only Vermonters who received cash from the crypto conman. An FEC report confirms that the Vermont Democrat Party also took in $9,753.21 from Bankman-Fried on Aug. 31. Dozens of other Democrat State Parties received similar figures that look like one hefty processing fee short of the $10,000 limit.

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George Soros: A lifetime fortune spent on liberal influence

How big is $708 million a year in American politics? Well, the Democratic National Committee and the Republican National Committee combined took two years, 2017 and 2018, to raise $502 million. Or compare Soros’s $708 million to the giving done in 2018 by libertarian billionaire Charles Koch’s namesake foundation: $128 million.