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Natural Born Citizen

Supreme Court Won't Touch This Legal Challenge to Ted Cruz's 'Natural Born' Status

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court won't review a Utah case questioning Ted Cruz's eligibility to be president, one of several similar challenges that have been b...

Not Eligible to Play Top or Bottom of Ticket; Ted Cruz Is No Mainstream Moderate

Victor Williams | Posted 04.01.2017 | Politics
Victor Williams

Ted Cruz is no mainstream moderate. And unfortunately, there is no legal remedy for a candidate's fraudulent policy misrepresentations.

Three Constitutional Amendments We Need Right Now

Rodney Wilson | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
Rodney Wilson

The current partisan battle to replace the late Justice Scalia, for example, makes it apparent that a fine point needs to be put on presidential appointment power. In addition, two other questions perpetually provoke deep division and heated debate -- particularly in an election season.

Ted Cruz: Is He or Isn't He a Natural Born Citizen?

History News Network | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics
History News Network

Although the search for original intent cannot yield a definitive answer, what about the original meaning of "natural born citizen"? How did people at that time, and in particular those who ratified the Constitution in 1788, construe this term?

Will Donald Trump Force the United States Supreme Court to Define "Natural Born Citizen" Regarding Its Applicability to the Eligibility of a Presidential Candidate Who is Not Even African American?

Dana T. Blackmore | Posted 01.22.2017 | Politics
Dana T. Blackmore

Anyone who has a law degree should know that individuals' interpretation of the meaning of a statute (including the U.S. Constitution) means nothing. ...

Citizen Cruz

Keith Gaddie | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics
Keith Gaddie

The Bush v. Gore case damaged the credibility of the court and knocked down trust in the institution. Determining Cruz's eligibility early on, no matter how ridiculous or politically-motivated is the argument, saves us from another divisive campaign that eats at the trust and credibility of our institutions.

Ted Cruz: Our First Foreign-Born President?

Paul Finkelman | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics
Paul Finkelman

Until the Supreme Court reverses its precedents on the issue of natural born citizenship, or we amendment Constitution, Senator Ted Cruz seems to lack the constitutional requirements to be president.

Democratic Rep Vows Legal Challenge On Cruz's 'Natural Born Citizenship'

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has shrugged off questions about his eligibility for the presidency, contending he is "natural born citizen" because U.S. citi...

Ted Cruz and the Question of 'Natural Born' Citizenship

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 01.08.2017 | Politics
Megan Smolenyak

Given the ever-increasing mobility and interaction of people of all nationalities, the odds of even more perplexing scenarios will only multiply in the future, so wouldn't it be a good idea to clarify once and for all the meaning of "natural born citizen"?

Natural Born Mockery

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

With the same evangelical fairness he professes, we need to kindly accept and welcome Mr. Ted Cruz into the great American Presidential Circus by holding him to his mockery and honestly fire back at him every bit of his hatred.

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Justices Talk Potential Puerto Rico-Born U.S. President | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer seemed to indicate Thursday they'd consider a U.S. citizen born in Puerto Rico...

Janell Ross

Florida Voter Purge Battle Escalates | Janell Ross | Posted 09.28.2012 | Latino Voices

Two days after Florida reignited the fight to purge suspected noncitizens from the state’s voter rolls and announced plans to refer 36 noncitizens w...

Iowa GOP Platform Includes Birther Language

Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

The Iowa GOP’s 2012 platform includes a section that calls President Obama's citizenship into question, and the chairman of the platform committee s...

John McCain: Citizen of the US?

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gautam Dutta

The Constitution must be amended so that all naturalized citizens (including McCain) can also seek the White House.

Ms. POTUS 2036 ??

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

Even though she became an American citizen the moment our flight from Beijing landed in the US, President of the United States is the one job my daughter can never have since she is not a "natural born citizen."