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Republican Makes Eyebrow-Raising Birther Remarks

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) made several birther comments during a town hall meeting on Thursday, Think Progress reports. His comments came aft...

Obama Bashers: Critics, or Crazies?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

How do you sort out the kooks? With one simple question... ...

Media Fail: 64% Of Republicans Are Not Birthers

The Daily Beast | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

Today was a big case of fail from our media. The bogus story? A claim that 64% of Republicans believe President Obama was born outside the United Stat...

Barack Obama Would Be an American Citizen Even if Born in Kenya, So Why Does the Media Keep Fanning the Story?

Michael Russnow | Posted 10.25.2012 | Media
Michael Russnow

Even if Barack Obama were born in Kenya (which I don't believe to be the case) the president still would have been a U.S. citizen at birth, because his mother was an American, a fact which nobody to this date denies.

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...

Arpaio To Release New Obama Birth Certificate Info

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will make another announcement concerning his team's investigation of Barack Obama's eligibility to hold public off...

Colorado Senate Candidate Stars in Birther Trial

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Conservative talk radio is all aflutter about a trial underway in Florida to determine whether President Obama is eligible to appear on the election ballot there.

Court Reaches Decision On Birther Lawsuit

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — The so-called birther movement was dealt another legal blow Thursday when a federal appeals court tossed out a lawsuit challengi...

Birther Convicted Of Bizarre Plot To Force Obama Out Of Office

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Prosecutors described a frightening standoff at a Tennessee courthouse between law enforcement and an armed man who vowed to ...

The Birther Issue: Where The GOP Presidential Candidates Stand

Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

The issue of President Barack Obama's citizenship has been largely absent from the 2012 Republican primary ever since Donald Trump dropped out of the ...

Sergeant Who Doubts Obama's Citizenship To Be Discharged From Air Force

AP | By JOSH FUNK | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Air Force said Wednesday it is discharging a hero of the so-called birther movement who refused to report to duty in Germany for a ...

Jason Linkins

You're Next, Donald Trump | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.27.2011 | Media

Now that Barack Obama has proven that which never needed proving we can finally end the birth certificate sideshow. Members of the press have a choice: they can be the audience member, or they can be the critic. They can treat the carny barker, Donald Trump, as an object of ridicule, or better yet, start treating him as if he were a serious candidate. Either way works for me. But they have to quit the circus. They have to stop dancing Trump's dance, and stop performing to his beck and call.

Sarah Palin On Obama Birth Certificate & Other Reactions

Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

On Wednesday morning, the White House released President Barack Obama's long-form birth certificate. The document indicates that Obama was born in...

Sam Stein

White House Releases Obama Birth Certificate | Sam Stein | Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House released on Wednesday President Barack Obama's "long form" birth certificate, the document whose absence has long been a...

Obama Birth Certificate Request Rejected By Hawaii Appeals Court

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU -- A Hawaii appeals court has rejected a man's request to "inspect and copy" President Barack Obama's birth certificate, saying the plaintiff...

Birther Bills Pop Up In Numerous States Ahead Of 2012

AP | ERRIN HAINES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — Georgia is the latest state to propose legislation that questions whether President Barack Obama was born in the U.S., joining 10 othe...

Palin Goes 'Birther': Obama Birth Certificate 'A Fair Question' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin declared on Thursday that the legitimacy of President Obama's birth certificate is "rightfully" an issue with the American public, and tha...

Sam Stein

Gibbs: Obama Will Never Satisfy The 'Birthers' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama will never satisfy the conspiracy theorists who don't believe he is a citizen of the United States, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs...

More GOP Lawmakers Sign Onto Obama Birth Certificate Bill

The Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Six months into Obama's presidency, after scores of embarrassing legal defeats, and even after tussles between the attoneys who've turned frivolous la...

Sam Stein

Anti-Obama Author Still Questioning Obama's Citizenship | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jerome Corsi, author of the anti-Obama book "The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality," remains (shockingly) unconvinced by the ...

Richard Shelby, Alabama Senator, Questions Obama's Citizenship

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Richard Shelby's spokesman said the Cullman Times report in which he appears to question President Obama's citizenship is a "distortion" and t...