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Birther Poll

Why Did Birther Support Drop So Much?

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

It is possible to convince people who aren't hardcore believers and conspiracy theorists. However, these conditions rarely materialize for prominent political misperceptions, which tend to be harder to definitively debunk.

Mark Blumenthal

How Many Americans Are Actually Birthers? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The release of President Barack Obama's long-form birth certificate Wednesday took many observers by surprise. Many pundits questioned t...

Birther Claims Force GOP Leaders To Take A Stand

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's the conspiracy theory that won't go away. And it's forcing Republican officials and presidential contenders to pick sides: Do they ...

Birther Views Rage On In GOP Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A survey released by Public Policy Polling on Tuesday finds skepticism over President Barack Obama's citizenship to be alive and well within the Repub...

'Birther' Poll Shows That More Than A Quarter Of Americans Think Obama Was Not Born In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll timed for release during President Obama's birthweek shows that more than a quarter of people don't believe Ob...