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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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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: 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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