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Obama To Travel To Kenya For The First Time As President

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama will travel in July to Kenya, the country where his father was born, for the first time since he entered the White House. Ac...

White House Acknowledges Obama Lived With Uncle After Previous Denial

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

The White House has acknowledged President Barack Obama lived with his uncle, Onyango "Omar" Obama, after previously denying that the two had met. ...

Ted Cruz's Father Made Big Birther Claim

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), told a tea party group in 2012 he thinks President Barack Obama should go "back to Kenya." Cruz can...

GOP Congressional Hopeful Claims Obama Was Born In Kenya

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Birtherism is apparently alive and kicking in Alabama. Dean Young, one of the runoff contenders for the Republican nomination in Alabama's first co...

Obama Met By Birthers Ahead Of Florida Appearance

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle were met with signs saying "Obama lies" and "Kenyan Go Home" ahead of a speech in Florida on Saturday. ...

Obama Skipping Kenya On Big Trip

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama arrives in Africa this week, there will be one notable omission from his travel itinerary: Kenya, the birthp...

Yahoo News Calls Kenya 'The Country Of Obama's Birth'

Posted 06.22.2013 | Media

Apparently someone has been listening to too many birthers. In an article about President Obama's upcoming trip to Africa, a Yahoo News reporter re...

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... ...

LOOK: Another Obama Runs For Office

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.01.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A politician named Obama who is running for governor in Kenya can boast of one big claim to fame on the campaign trail: blood relati...

Obama Could Visit Kenya In Second Term

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

JOHANNESBURG -- President Barack Obama promised to visit his father's homeland – Kenya – before the end of his presidency, but of the 51 c...

WATCH: Obama's Grandma Celebrates Victory In Kenya

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.08.2012 | World

President Barack Obama's victory spurred celebrations throughout the nation and around the world, with his grandmother celebrating her grandson's reel...

Obama Relative Makes Election Prediction

AP | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

KOGELO, Kenya — United States President Barack Obama's Kenyan half-brother says the leader's African family is optimistic that he will win Tuesd...

Obama's Literary Agency Error: A Clarification and Rebuttal

Jason Pinter | Posted 07.22.2012 | Media
Jason Pinter

The following points are not meant to take a side on the left-right debate, but simply to present a fuller picture of the pamphlet in question and the accusations made.

Imagining the Hateful Obama

Gary Dorrien | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Gary Dorrien

Obama is a lightning rod for the politics of fear and loathing, which raises delicate choices for Republicans running for president.

Obama's Grandmother Injured After Car Rolls In Kenya

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 02.06.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- President Barack Obama's 91-year-old step-grandmother suffered bruises and shock after a car she was traveling in rolled over, a rel...

Huckabee Air Kenya

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


In Latest Compromise With GOP, Obama Agrees He Is a Muslim

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Differences over his religious orientation have been a sore point between the president and his Republican foes, but in agreeing he is a Muslim, Obama is sending a clear signal that he is trying to find consensus.

New Research Reveals Why People Believe Falsehoods About Obama

Douglas LaBier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

Recent research on the psychology behind political smear campaigns indicates that some people believe slurs and falsehoods about a person if they perceive that person as different.

Gingrich's German

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam


Amanda Terkel

Michael Steele Defends Gingrich's Comments That Obama May Have A 'Kenyan Anti-Colonial Worldview' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with CNN's John King today, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele defended former House Speaker Newt Gingrich's recent...

Gingrich Again, but Louder

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"What if he's so outside our comprehension," Newt wondered of Obama, "that only if you understand Kenyan, anti-colonial behavior, can you begin to piece together [his actions]?" So clever, our Newt.

Poll Shows False Obama Beliefs a Function of Partisanship

Adam Berinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Berinsky

Partisan differences in beliefs about Obama's citizenship indicate that the uncertainty about Obama's background is politically motivated.

Robert Gibbs On Newt Gingrich's 'Kenyan' Comments: He's Trying To Appeal To Birthers

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs responded Monday to recent claims by Newt Gingrich that President Obama was defined by a "Kenyan, anti-coloni...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich Slammed For Saying Obama May Hold 'Kenyan, Anti-Colonial' Worldview | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fueling the myth mongering that Barack Obama is not a natural-born U.S. citizen, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said in a recent interview that th...

Howard Fineman: Obama 'Comes From Nation Of Long-Distance Runners' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For the second time in as many nights, MSNBC contributor Howard Fineman has invoked Barack Obama's Kenyan heritage in comparing him to a marathon runn...