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Orly Taitz, Head Of Birther Movement,To Run For CA Secretary Of State

First Posted: 05/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:55 PM ET

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Orly Taitz, Orange County based dentist/lawyer and leader of the of the birther movement, is planning to run for California Secretary of State. The SF Gate reports:

Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley said Wednesday that Orly Taitz, a leader of the so-called birther movement, has qualified as a candidate.

She plans to challenge fellow Republican Damon Dunn, a former NFL player living in Irvine, for her party's nomination.

Taitz made a name for herself last summer at the height of the "let's all forge up some birth certificates" craze. Watch below for a particularly memorable meltdown on MSNBC.

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