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Washington Times Op-Ed by Executive Director John Pudner

February 15, 2016 @ 6:35 pm
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Take Back Our Republic executive director John Pudner recently had an Op-Ed published in the Washington Times on stopping government contractors from giving secret political donations. See the link below for the full article. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/feb/15/john-pudner-executive-order-transparency-conservat/

White House Rally moved to Wednesday Feb.17th at 11:30am

February 11, 2016 @ 6:23 pm
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Due to the threat of inclement weather we have moved the White House rally to Wednesday Feb. 17th at 11:30am The updated flyer can be downloaded here: Rally Flyer updated    

Another Candidate Supporting Conservative Campaign Finance Reform Surges

February 10, 2016 @ 6:42 am
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Note: After sending the email below on the surge for candidates after they talk about the need for campaign finance reform, I was tweeted video of John Kasich from one of his supporters making the case that he had made the strongest statement in favor of conservative campaign finance reform during the New Hampshire campaign. We certainly do not want to judge which candidate is strongest on the issue, only help show that ALL candidates should be speaking out on their conservative solutions to campaign finance reform because it is good politics as well as good policy, and we appreciate being [...]

Join Our Town Hall the Night After New Hampshire – Wed. 8 pm ET

February 10, 2016 @ 1:45 am
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Many of you received a phone call in the past hour inviting you to join our Town Hall meeting by telephone Wednesday/tomorrow around 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Central. If you did NOT receive the call please email justinh@takeback.org or call 334.329.7259 to add your number to the list for the call. We will call you then and you can hit "1" to join the call, where John Pudner, Justin Hill and others will take questions on: The New Hampshire results showing another candidate surging after hitting the need for solutions to campaign finance reform. Our rally next Monday at the [...]

Let Your Voice Be Heard! Join Take Back At Our White House Rally Feb. 15

February 9, 2016 @ 7:31 pm
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Government contractors, unions and special interests getting billions in your tax money through government contracts should reveal the millions they are giving politicians. If you agree, call the White House at 202.456.1414 and ask that President Obama sign the executive order requiring government contractors to reveal how much they are giving politicians. If you live in the DC area, please print out the flier and bring a couple of friends to the rally. Feel free to download flyer here Rally Flyer   

Unexpected snow in New Hampshire does not stop Take Back

February 5, 2016 @ 8:30 pm
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An unexpected heavy snow fall in New Hampshire did not deter Dr. Richard Painter (Board Member), staff, media outlets, and residents from getting to a snow covered tent in Manchester Friday. Hundreds of activists, along with media outlets from across the country this weekend will get to here Dr. Painter and John speak on campaign finance issues.  
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/03/opinion/the-conservative-case-forcampaign-finance-reform.html?_r=0

Dr. Painter: The Conservative Case for Campaign-Finance Reform

February 4, 2016 @ 6:25 pm
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Many called us about the great op-ed by Dr. Richard Painter, a Member of Our Board, in the New York Times. If you did miss it, please click here to take a look.

Board to Expand; Thank You to the Founding Members (bios included)

February 3, 2016 @ 6:32 pm
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Take Back Our Republic will be announcing fabulous new additions to the Board of Directors in the months ahead. But first, a thank you to the initial three Board Members (who will continue to serve on the expanded Board) - with whom the first year of successes would never have been possible. MARK MCKINNON HK Strategies A self-proclaimed Media Guy, Mark McKinnon has been solving complex strategic challenges for causes, companies and candidates, including George W. Bush’s election and come-from-behind re-election. With Bush trailing John Kerry, McKinnon conducted a press briefing from campaign headquarters to defend commercials centered on President [...]

Former Governor Jim Gilmore gets first look at Taxation Only with Representation

February 3, 2016 @ 4:03 pm
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Take Back Our Republic operations director Justin Hill, along with volunteer Max Norwood recently presented former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore with a copy of Dr. Richard Painters Taxation only with Representation.  

Take Back Our Republic gets the last word in New York Times article on 2016 presidential campaign

February 1, 2016 @ 3:23 pm
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Take Back Our Republic appreciates the New York Times giving Executive Director John Pudner the last word (closing Paragraph) in its recent article on how Trump has broken down the old SuperPac-bundler model. "The traditional campaign spends most of its time raising money so that it can pay to get its message out," said John Pudner, Executive Director of Take Back Our Republic, a conservative group that promotes small dollar giving. "Trump broke down the means, which is collect a lot of money. He's found a different means to the same end."