Joe Pounder

Joe Pounder

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Named by GQ as one of the most powerful people in Washington, D.C. for his ability to influence the national news cycle and described as “a master of opposition research” by National Review, Joe Pounder is one of the nation’s most sought after political communicators. Pounder is a co-founder and president of the Republican rapid response and opposition research firm America Rising. He has served as a senior advisor for Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign and as communications director in his Senate office, research director at the Republican National Committee, and rapid response director on the presidential campaigns of Mitt Romney and John McCain.

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