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Arizona Birther Bill

Arizona 'Birther Bill' Comes Back To Haunt GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Diane Jeanty | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

In an interview Sunday, state Rep. Michele Reagan (R), who is running to be Arizona's secretary of state, refused to explain why she voted for a "birt...

Birther Bill Is Surprisingly Popular

Valley Fever | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

Of some of the more controversial ideas tossed around the Arizona Legislature, the "birther" bill is the most popular to voters, according to a poll....

Arizona Republicans Band Together On 'Birther' Bill

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Arizona Republicans are again working to pass legislation ensuring anyone seeking to run for public office in the state is in fact an American citizen...

Jan Brewer Issues Warning To Republicans On Birther Issue

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says the so-called "birther" issue is a potentially destructive issue for the country. Brewer was interview...

Arizona Plows Controversial Ground With Birther Bill

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona, a state that has shown little reluctance in bucking the federal government, is again plowing controversial political ground, ...

Arizona 'Birthers' See Tie To Birthright Citizenship

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Legislation that would require proof of U.S. birth from presidential candidates is intersecting in Arizona with the question of whethe...

Birthers Push Plan Devised To Rock Obama Reelection Campaign

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The birthers have a plan to end Barack Obama's presidency -- and in Arizona, they're making progress. ... But the birthers--those ardent Obama foes wh...

Arizona 'Birther Bill' Given Second Life By GOP Lawmaker

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judy Burges, a Republican state representative in Arizona, is breathing new life into a failed legislative attempt to force President Barack Obama to ...

Jason Linkins

Anderson Cooper Confronts Birther Legislator (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Have you heard that the Birthers are making a comeback? They are, baby! Straight up passing laws in Arizona that would require presidential candidat...

Arizona House Passes Initial Provision For Obama Birther Bill

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona House on Monday voted for a provision that would require President Barack Obama to show his birth certificate if he hopes t...

A Whiter Shade of Pale: Arizona and State Sponsored Bigotry

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Brewer and other Arizona Republicans have chosen power over principle. That is why once again, Arizona is the poster child for the high cost paid when a state defines the world by a single color.