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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....

Another Birther Bill Moves Forward

Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

State senators in Missouri voted to advance a birther bill this week, allowing potential floor debate on the measure to force presidential candidates ...

Birther Bill Returns Without Brewer-Opposed Amendment

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in Arizona have reintroduced legislation requiring presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship, this year without a c...

Nebraska Hops On The Birther Bandwagon

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

State lawmakers in Nebraska have introduced a "birther" bill aimed at mollifying ongoing concerns that President Barack Obama may not have been born i...

Birther Bill Turns Up In Connecticut

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Connecticut recently became the latest state to tackle the Obama "birther" issue, as a GOP state senator introduced a piece of legislation that would ...

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 ...

Orly Taitz Cheers As States Consider 'Birther Bills'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ultra-conservative website WorldNetDaily claims that it has succeeded in receiving confirmation from legislators in at least four states that bills co...

Texas State Rep. Introduces 'Birther' Bill

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Texas State Representative Leo Berman (R) furthered his campaign against President Obama Tuesday, a man that he has before characterized as "God's pun...

Weekly Diaspora: What the #$@!, Arizona?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger While federal lawmakers cautiously mull over the possibility of dropping a comprehensive immigration reform bil...

Racist Birther Bill Makes Republicans Look Ridiculous

Lola Adesioye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lola Adesioye

Birthers - those who believe that President Obama isn't a natural born US citizen and have been demanding to see a physical copy of his birth certificate for the past three years - recently got a Birther Bill through the Arizona House of Representatives.

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...

Birther Lawsuit Struck Down By 10th Circuit Court

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals slapped down another birther lawsuit this week, referring to the plaintiff's argument as "somewhat difficult to dist...

Sam Stein

Louie Gohmert: Another GOP Rep Signs On To Birther Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There has been a noticeable backlash in recent days against those conservatives who insist that Barack Obama was not born in the United States and is ...

Bill Posey Won't Give Up 'Birther Bill'

St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A unanimous vote by the U.S. House last night has brought new attention to Rep. Bill Posey's attempt to require presidential candidates to submit thei...