John Pudner

Take Back Swings Through San Diego

May 12, 2017

Take Back Our Republic Board Member Francis Johnson, right, took Executive Director John Pudner through an impressive array of leaders in San Diego Thursday. Meetings included Republicans attending an RNC meeting, the offices of Members of the Democratic Delegation (Rep. Susan Davis and Scott Peters) and the operation of the Independent Voter Project. Next week Pudner moves to Northern California for meetings set up by Western Developmental Director Doug Nickle.

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Pudner Meets With Take Back New York, Attends Grace Foundation Event

May 10, 2017

On Tuesday, Take Back Our Republic Executive Director John Pudner met with members of the organization’s New York Chapter before attending an event hosted by Grace Foundation that featured Lauren Bush Lauren – granddaughter of president George H.W. Bush.

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Pudner, Clements on Boston Herald Radio

May 4, 2017

Last week, Take Back Our Republic Executive Director John Pudner and Jeff Clements of American Promise were on Boston Herald Radio to discuss campaign finance reform and the need for a constitutional amendment that keeps government accountable to the people. Click HERE to listen.

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Pudner, American Promise Push for 28th Amendment in Concord

May 2, 2017

John Pudner, the executive director of Take Back Our Republic spoke to a room full of Concord-area residents at an event hosted by American Promise at the Parish Hall at Trinity Episcopal Church. “Citizens are tired of feeling that the system is rigged against them,” Pudner said. Pudner, a former political consultant who spent three decades helping elect Republicans to public office, is now working alongside Jeff Clements, president of American Promise, to empower American citizens. “Polling shows that over […]

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John Pudner on WEZS (Laconia, NH)

April 28, 2017
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Stanford Law School Audio & Powerpoint

February 8, 2017

Pre-eminent election and democracy/data lawyers Ben Ginsberg and Nate Persily were among those asking hard-hitting questions of Take Back Executive Director John Pudner at Stanford Law School Tuesday. View the entire presentation including videos here, and listen to the audio of the great session at which Pudner laid out the commercials and door-to-door tactics that win campaigns and will be incorporated into an open source People Powered Playbook. Ginsberg was national counsel to Bush/Cheney in both campaigns, including the 2000 recount, and since represented […]

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Take Back Executive Director in Time Magazine

February 3, 2017

Republican consultant John Pudner, a Bannon friend who briefly worked at Breitbart as the editor of a sports section, recalls the time Bannon “reamed me out”–just hours before he turned around and connected his friend with a plum new job. “He could hit you with that level of intensity and at the same time be singing your praises,” he said. Read the entire article HERE.

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7.5 Billion Views led by ESPN; People’s Democracy Playbook

December 12, 2016

SPN Prelude to TBOR Showing How to Win Without Becoming a Big Money Addict Two days after President Obama’s re-election, ESPN’s coverage of John Pudner’s breakthrough in sports analytics unknowingly foreshadowed a breakthrough in how political campaigns are run – and won: When you think about the intersection of advanced sports statistics and political forecasting, you think of Nate Silver. Far fewer people will know the name John Pudner, but college hoops fans probably should. – ESPN, November 8, 2012, “Checking in […]

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Pudner Talks HR 4177 at New York County Lawyers’ Meeting

September 29, 2016

On Wednesday, September 28, Take Back Our Republic Executive Director John Pudner and Fox News Contributor David Webb spoke at the New York County Lawyers’ Association meeting.  Pudner discussed HR 4177 and the need to stop foreign contributions while Webb talked about the end of the old political consultant class that relied on big money TV commercials.

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TBOR and Patriotic Millionaires hold joint press conference before first presidential debate

September 26, 2016

TBOR ED John Pudner and Morris Pearl of Patriotic Millionaires were joined by FEC commissioner Ann Ravel this morning in a joint press conference to discuss the need for campaign finance reform before tonight’s first presidential debate. Below are a few images from the event, with more updates to come shortly.

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