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TBOR Staff on the road in Alabama

January 28, 2022

This week Take Back Our Republic attended meetings in its home state of Alabama. On Tuesday, Programs Director Noah Durham attended a GOP event in Opelika. It was great to update the group of 25+ about the work TBOR is doing across the country. Noah had the opportunity to talk with members of the Opelika …

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Americans are tired of Gerrymandering

January 19, 2022

Every day,  Americans consume news about dangerous gerrymandering that is taking place in different states across the country. Gerrymandering occurs when the boundaries of a voting district are manipulated to create a result that favors a particular political party. This practice insulates incumbents by breaking up or solidifying their constituencies so it is harder for …

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Capital Research Center Updates On Foreign Funding Of Elections

January 12, 2022

Last week the Capital Research Center released an update to their study on the amount of foreign money that has funded not only elections but lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill and across the country. Lobbyists have taken millions of dollars over the past year from a number of foreign countries to influence elections and affect …

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Looking Back at TBOR’s 2021

December 27, 2021

We’ve done the hard work of building a network of local conservative leaders that span the country. The future of TBOR is bringing the conservative values of our grassroots members to more policy conversations. And because we have a strong network, we can choose conversations for engagement in response to the priorities of our membership. …

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Auburn University Journalism Student stops by to interview TBOR

December 23, 2021

Auburn University Journalism student Justin Trausch came by the Auburn office to talk about the work that TBOR is doing to fix our broken political system. We had a great conversation about his opinions on the state of our country, the political climate, and the important work we are doing at the state and national …

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Ivy League Professor Found Guilty Of Lying About Chinese Money

December 22, 2021

According to the Harvard University newspaper, the Harvard Crimson, professor Charles M. Lieber was found guilty of lying to government authorities about his ties to China in federal court on Tuesday, concluding a stunning downfall for one of the country’s top chemists. Professor Lieber was found guilty on six felony charges related to making false …

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Join us this Giving Tuesday

November 30, 2021

The Time Is Now.  Polarization, political corruption, foreign influence, and Americans’ distaste for our political leaders is at an all-time high. Now is the time to TAKE BACK OUR REPUBLIC.  Take Back Our Republic addresses threats to our Democracy head-on- exposing suspicious political giving and corruption, pay-to-play schemes. We engage conservatives in grassroots campaigns across …

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TBOR Staff on the road in Alabama

This week Take Back Our Republic attended meetings in its home state of Alabama. On Tuesday, Programs Director Noah Durham attended a GOP event in Opelika. It was great to update the group of 25+ about the work TBOR is doing across the country. Noah had the opportunity to talk with members of the Opelika …

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Americans are tired of Gerrymandering

Every day,  Americans consume news about dangerous gerrymandering that is taking place in different states across the country. Gerrymandering occurs when the boundaries of a voting district are manipulated to create a result that favors a particular political party. This practice insulates incumbents by breaking up or solidifying their constituencies so it is harder for …

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Capital Research Center Updates On Foreign Funding Of Elections

Last week the Capital Research Center released an update to their study on the amount of foreign money that has funded not only elections but lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill and across the country. Lobbyists have taken millions of dollars over the past year from a number of foreign countries to influence elections and affect …

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Looking Back at TBOR’s 2021

We’ve done the hard work of building a network of local conservative leaders that span the country. The future of TBOR is bringing the conservative values of our grassroots members to more policy conversations. And because we have a strong network, we can choose conversations for engagement in response to the priorities of our membership. …

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Auburn University Journalism Student stops by to interview TBOR

Auburn University Journalism student Justin Trausch came by the Auburn office to talk about the work that TBOR is doing to fix our broken political system. We had a great conversation about his opinions on the state of our country, the political climate, and the important work we are doing at the state and national …

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Ivy League Professor Found Guilty Of Lying About Chinese Money

According to the Harvard University newspaper, the Harvard Crimson, professor Charles M. Lieber was found guilty of lying to government authorities about his ties to China in federal court on Tuesday, concluding a stunning downfall for one of the country’s top chemists. Professor Lieber was found guilty on six felony charges related to making false …

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Join us this Giving Tuesday

The Time Is Now.  Polarization, political corruption, foreign influence, and Americans’ distaste for our political leaders is at an all-time high. Now is the time to TAKE BACK OUR REPUBLIC.  Take Back Our Republic addresses threats to our Democracy head-on- exposing suspicious political giving and corruption, pay-to-play schemes. We engage conservatives in grassroots campaigns across …

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TBOR State Coordinator Jim Rubens featured in the NH Union Leader

New Hampshire state coordinator, Jim Rubens, wrote an op-ed this week for the NH Union Leader titled “Conservatives, stand up for our freedom of speech by ending dark money”. His article highlighted significant problems with dark money in politics and the 2022 election year. “Dark money is no small problem. When dark money is included, …

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FEC has ruled foreign donors can finance U.S. referendum campaigns

Take Back Our Republic has learned that the Federal Election Commission has ruled foreign donors can finance U.S. referendum campaigns, potentially opening the floodgates to foreign spending on fights over high-profile policy issues. This ruling by the FEC should be extremely concerning to all Americans no matter what side of the political aisle you’re on. …

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Join TBOR and VPI in Milwaukee for Veterans Day Parade

Help celebrate Veterans Day this year with our friends at Veterans for Political Innovation. VPI will be participating in the Milwaukee Veterans Day Parade this year and it’s open to the public. Details about the parade as well as VPI’s national zoom Town Hall can be found below. In honor of Veterans Day, coming up …

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Join TBOR and VPI in Madison Wisconsin October 13th

Veterans for Political Innovation is a new, national nonprofit with the mission of making our system less toxic and more competitive by mobilizing veterans (and supporters) to advocate for targeted election innovations.VPI’s mission starts this fall, in Wisconsin, in support of the pending “Final-Five Voting” Legislation.  Please join VPI’s co-founders, along with Dick Leinenkugel, Representative Tony …

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TBOR Attends Major Conservative Gathering in DC, Speaks at Liberty Bell

TBOR President Francis Johnson, Board Member Dr. Richard Painter, and Executive Director John Pudner attended the Intercollegiate Studies Institute Gala. Read the story on the event here. https://catholicvote.org/conservatives-see-faith-as-key-to-saving-western-values-in-higher-ed/. Pudner then spoke at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia as a keynote speaker for partner organization American Promise’s Constitution Day event. You can watch John’s portion of the …

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TBOR PA Tour and Constitution Day

Take Back Our Republic along with Pennsylvania’s American Promise members are launching a campaign to make the Keystone State the 23rd to call for the American Promise constitutional amendment to stop big money corruption. Hundreds of Pennsylvanians have signed the American Promise  Citizen Pledge, ranging from former Governor Tom Ridge to a small business owner …

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TBAF: West Virginians for Transparency’s Work on Ending Partisan Gerrymandering

West Virginians for Transparency has been working throughout the entire state on a variety of issues that ensure that our elected officials are representing all West Virginians, rather than insider special interest groups. One of these reforms that our organization is pushing for is non-partisan redistricting, which we believe is a common sense solution to …

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Join TBOR and American Promise for Democracy is Brewing in Pennsylvania

Take Back Our Republic and American Promis are partnering to host “Democracy is Brewing” in Doylestown, Pennsylvania on September 17th from 5:00 PM-7:00 PM We hope you can join us to discuss a vision of a government that is run by people and not big money. We’ll discuss how you can get involved and your …

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TBOR BY THE NUMBERS

Take Back Our Republic is a premier grassroots organization of conservatives concerned about the future of our country. We are dedicated to protecting and activating the voices of every-day Americans in our political system.   We’ve done the hard work of building a network of local conservative leaders that spans the country. The future of TBOR …

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TBOR Executive Director Joins NANR To Discuss How To Save The Republic

Earlier this morning TBOR Executive Director John Pudner joined Andy Moore at The National Association of Nonpartisan Reformers (NANR) as a guest on their podcast. John and Andy discuss how best to reform American democracy so that politicians are incentivized by good governance rather than foreign money and by fair representation rather than special interests. …

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TBOR President Speaks With Veterans In Belington West Virginia

Recently Take Back Our Republic Board President Francis Johnson stopped by Post 410 in Belington West Virginia with the rest of the Field Team to speak to local veterans and listen to their thoughts on the best way to make our elections more transparent and return power back to the people. Below is a message …

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TBOR Executive Director Talks Utah and Wyoming Elections On The Rod Arquette Show

Yesterday evening TBOR Executive Director John Pudner joined the Rod Arquette show to discuss how Utah is a good example for other red states on how to run elections. John also discussed the elections reforms TBOR is working on in Utah’s neighboring state of Wyoming. You can listen to John’s interview with Rod below.

Executive Director John Pudner Pens Op-Ed In Salt Lake City Tribune

Utah is known as a forward-thinking, innovative, and conservative state that produces real results that solve tough challenges. The state ranks first in the nation for its economic outlook in ALEC’s Rich States, Poor States report, a distinction it has maintained since 2008. Utah’s leadership among conservative states and aptitude for innovation is not only exemplified …

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West Virginia Field Team Rocks 9th Street Live Festival

Last Friday, our field team hosted a West Virginians for Transparency Night at 9th Street Live in Huntington, WV. It was a great night filled with meaningful conversations about the state of our country and how we can return the power back to everyday Americans. Field Coordinator, Johnny Babilon, spread our message through local radio …

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West Virginia Field Team Meets With Veterans

Last week our Board President Francis Johnson joined our field team and visited the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 410, located in Belington, WV. We spoke to a group of twenty to twenty-five veterans about the work that we are doing to help our veterans, active duty service members, and their families throughout the state …

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TBOR Board Member Richard Painter Joins Fox&Friends To Discuss Hunter Bidens Art Show

Earlier this morning TBOR board member Dr. Richard Painter joined the hosts of Fox&Friends to discuss Hunter Biden’s upcoming art show and the ethical concerns that arise from the sale of Hunter’s art and how it could be a loophole for buyers to gain influence with the White House.

TBOR’s John Pudner and Board Member Richard Painter Featured On NTV BC-Moscow

Over the weekend NTV BC-Moscow interviewed Executive Director John Pudner regarding Hunter Biden and the sale of his artwork and the 911k payments made from the University of Pennsylvania to President Biden over the last few years for a no-show Professors position. TBOR does occasionally get international news coverage and unbeknownst to TBOR staff NTV …

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$68m China>UPenn, $911k UPenn>Biden

RealClearPolitics and Newsweek coverage of TBOR’s efforts to disclose potential pay-for-play politics follow the iconic “Follow the Money” line uttered by Hal Holbrook (playing Deep Throat) to Robert Redford (playing reporter Carl Bernstein) in the Watergate movie (All The President’s Men). We now know the money in this story included: $68 million from China to …

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TBOR Cheyenne Kickoff Event Featured in Multiple Wyoming Outlets

TBOR’s Wyoming chapter launch in Cheyenne just prior to the 4th of July weekend was a huge success! The event was attended by over 85 people and was highlighted this weekend in the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle as well as the Pinedale Roundup, Sublette Examiner, and Gillette News Record. Wyoming continues to be a key state for …

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TBOR Exposes Potential Biden-China Pay-for-play

RICHARD W. PAINTER AND JOHN PUDNERON 7/12/21 AT 7:30 AM EDT How can we have a U.S. ambassador to Germany who raised secret money from Saudi Arabia and China while paying candidate Joe Biden over $900,000 as a university professor who never taught classes? What would be the response on Capitol Hill if Presidents Donald Trump, Barack …

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TBOR Board Member Joins Fox&Friends to Discuss Biden Artwork Concerns

Recently TBOR Board member Dr. Richard Painter joined the hosts of Fox&Friends to discuss the potential legal concerns surrounding the sale of Hunter Biden’s artwork. Dr. Painter formerly served as President George W. Bush’s ethics attorney. The Fox&Friends article and interview can be found here.

TBOR Continues Building Momentum in Wyoming

TBOR Executive Director and sister organization TBAF Board Member Perry Hooper met with over 100 Republican leaders this weekend in Wyoming to talk about how an Instant Runoff would help make sure elections in the state were fair.

TBOR Board Member Painter Criticizes Hunter Biden Art Sales in WaPost

The Washington Post quoted TBOR Board Member Dr. Richard Painter criticizing the plan to enrich the Biden family through art sales by Richard Biden. “(Hunter Biden’s plan to sell art) is drawing detractors, including ethics experts as well as art critics who suggest that Hunter Biden’s art would never be priced so high if he …

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