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West Virginia Field Team Rocks 9th Street Live Festival

August 2, 2021

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

July 30, 2021

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

July 23, 2021

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

July 19, 2021

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

July 15, 2021

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

July 13, 2021

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

July 12, 2021

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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Yahoo News talking about Take Back Our Republic

January 26th, 2015 Take Back Our Republic Launched to Advocate for Conservative Campaign Finance Reform. Read more here.

TBOR Executive Director John Pudner gives first radio interview

Take Back Our Republic Executive Director, John Pudner, gives his first radio interview to the top news station in NH – the state with the first Presidential Primary. Listen here.

John Pudner gives first radio interview about TBOR in NH

Take Back Our Republic Executive Director, John Pudner, gives his first radio interview to the top news station in NH – the state with the first Presidential Primary. Download the interview here.

Newsmax: Take Back Our Republic – Fighting to Restore Grass Roots to Politics

January 20th, 2015 By: John Gizzi – Newsmax As the 114th Congress opens, both the Obama administration and Democratic members of Congress are poised to craft legislation to restore some of the limits on independent campaign spending allowed by the Supreme Court_s Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions. Read more. Other headlines: US News: Republicans for …

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Take Back Our Republic — Fighting to Restore Grass Roots to Politics

“As the 114th Congress opens, both the Obama administration and Democratic members of Congress are poised to craft legislation to restore some of the limits on independent campaign spending allowed by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions.” Read the article

From POLITICO

Conservative Group wants to curb GOP_S Big Donors January 14th, 2015 By TARINI PARTI – POLITICO John Pudner, who helped Dave Brat unseat Eric Cantor last year, will lead the group Take Back Our Republic as it tries to build conservative support to reduce the influence of money in politics.Read more View more headlines

Coast-to-Coast

Since my email last week, I’ve been able to travel coast-to-coast announcing Take Back Our Republic to everyone from likely Presidential candidates (very good responses one-on-one), to groups, to reporters (stories in Washington Post and Daily Caller). The best news is that 237 people in 25 states have agreed to help with the effort in …

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US News: Republicans for the (Regular) People – A new group aims to back campaign finance reform from the right.

January 16th, 2015 By Jean Card – US News Republicans and big money go together like desk jockeys and bad posture. For whatever reason, if no one reminds us to be better, we slump into the most unattractive and degenerative behavior. The next thing you know, it_s time for a presidential election and no one …

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MinnPost: U professor part of conservative effort to reform campaign finance system

January 14th, 2015 By Cyndy Brucato – MinnPost A University of Minnesota law professor and a political consultant who’s worked on five Republican presidential campaigns _ both alumni of the George W. Bush administration _ launched a campaign finance reform group Wednesday tilted toward the conservative point of view. Read the full article View other …

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The Daily Caller: “New Group Pushes Campaign Finance Reform From The Right”

January 14th, 2015 PostedByPeterFricke – The Daily Caller A new interest group officially launched on Wednesday with the goal of building a conservative case for campaign finance reform.The group, called Take Back Our Republic will seek to convince Republicans that reducing the influence wealthy contributors wield in elections can make for good politics, as well …

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Humble Beginnings 1 Year Ago

This was an email I sent January 9th… Funny how history is made in humble settings – one year ago at this moment I was here … Dave Brat was finishing up talking to a few breakfast patrons at Adams Sports Mart. We wanted to make the campaign announcement that he was running against Majority …

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NEWS: New conservative group aims to build GOP support for reducing influence of big donors

January 13th, 2015 By Matea Gold – The Washington Post Conservative political consultant John Pudner said he realized that voter attitudes about political money had curdled into dangerous cynicism after several encounters he had last year. Read the full article here

NEWS: The Stuart Family Foundation Provides First Grant to Take Back Our Republic

January 12th, 2015 TAKE BACK OUR REPUBLIC would like to thank the Stuart Family Foundation for providing the first grant to Take Back Our Republic. The Foundation has carried on the great work of conservative leader Robert D. Stuart Jr. The late Republican National Committeeman beginning with Barry Goldwater’s election and Ronald Reagan’s Ambassador to …

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John Pudner Executive Director

Executive Director Email: johnp@takeback.org Phone: 334-329-7258 John Pudner’s testimony leading to an unheard of unanimous Federal Elections Commission (FEC) decision establishing the right of voters to know who is paying for Facebook political ads resulted from a lifetime of building broad coalitions while adhering to conservative principles. Pudner was the eldest of 9 children growing …

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Take Back Our Republic strive to be the leading organization in promoting a culture in politics where character and ideas are the basis of being elected and every election is financed with transparency, primarily by the people to be represented and not by outside interests. Headquartered in Auburn, AL since 2015, TBOR has strong financial backing, an engaged board, more than 100 volunteer coordinators in 47 states, and a staff who stands by our mission.

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