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GOP Lawmaker Cracks Birther Joke

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

North Carolina state Rep. Larry Pittman (R) joked that it wasn't right to call President Barack Obama a traitor because he had not done anything to ha...

Orly Taitz Claims New Power

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

Birther queen Orly Taitz is now claiming she has the ability to have President Barack Obama arrested in Connecticut. Taitz posted on her website W...

Obama Cracks Birth Certificate Joke In Romney Attack

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

Obama made a birth certificate joke while attacking Mitt Romney at a rally in New Hampshire on Saturday. The president made the remark while critic...

Obama Dismisses Swift-Boat Seals Group: "One Of Their Members Is A Birther"

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama dismissed attacks on him and his administration for taking too much credit for killing Osama bin Laden, knocking one group's fo...

Birther 'Democrat' Gets His Day In Court

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

A birther lawsuit alleging that President Barack Obama is ineligible to serve as commander in chief kicked off in Florida on Monday, with members of b...

Trump Whines About The Word 'Birther'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's political past, persona and preferences have fed some persistent concerns among supporters, documented by Pol...

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...

GOP Candidate Makes Birther 'Forgery' Charge

McClatchy | Franco Ordoñez | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics

Long after the controversy over President Obama's birthplace seemed settled, some leading Republican congressional candidates in North Carolina have b...

Birther Hearing Proceeds Without Obama -- Or Effect

Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

A hearing to determine whether President Barack Obama is eligible to be on the primary ballot in Georgia took place on Thursday, with the defendants, ...

Judge Orders Obama To Appear At Georgia Birther Case

Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

The White House appears prepared to ignore a recent ruling by Georgia Deputy Chief Judge Michael Malihi that would require President Obama to attend a...

GOP Lawmakers Make Wild Claim About Obama's Ballot Eligibility

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

A group of New Hampshire lawmakers asked the state attorney general's office Tuesday to investigate whether President Barack Obama meets the eligibili...

Georgia Birthers Are At It Again

Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

The birther crusade continued this week in Georgia, with multiple men challenging President Obama's placement on the state's presidential ballot over ...

Bringing Birthers Into the Fold

Silpa Kovvali | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Silpa Kovvali

People aren't pointing at the birther issue to rephrase their hatred of the president. They're pointing at the Constitution to hide their xenophobia.

Sam Stein

McCain Challenger: Birther Questions Are Legit In Days Of Identity Theft (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) primary challenger, former Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R-Ariz.), has clearly made the political calculation that the longtime sen...

Sam Stein

Jane Norton, GOP Senate Candidate, Sits Silently As Obama Called A Muslim

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Colorado lieutenant governor Jane Norton, one of the five candidates competing in the Republican primary for the state's 2010 Senate race, is ...

Orly Taitz Lawsuit Thrown Out By California Judge

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another challenge from birther queen Orly Taitz against President Obama's birth certificate has been thrown out of court. U.S. District Judge Davi...

Apparently, You CAN Fool All of the People All of the Time

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

We are a fear-driven culture. There is a large segment of the population that, no matter how well you document it, will not let a good fact get in the way of their fears about health care reform.

Sam Stein

Resolution Proclaiming Hawaii Obama's Birthplace Passes House Unanimously

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 8:07PM: Salon is reporting that the resolution passed the House unanimously. Rep. Michele Bachmann had blocked a vote on the resolution due t...

Sam Stein

Gibbs: Obama Will Never Satisfy The 'Birthers'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Sam Stein

Gordon Liddy Struggles Embarrassingly To Defend Birther Conspiracy (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watergate conspirator and conservative radio host G. Gordon Liddy went on Hardball Thursday afternoon to address the inexplicably still-debated questi...

Mainstreaming The Fringe: Lou Dobbs Fuels Birther Bonfire

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The birther movement is about a larger, more sinister attempt to paint Obama as the Manchurian Candidate, with all the evil connotations that come with it.