POLITICS
12/24/2010 08:28 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Neil Abercrombie Takes On 'Birthers'

Gov. Neil Abercrombie of Hawaii, who befriended President Obama's parents when they were university students here, has been in office for less than three weeks. But he is so incensed over "birthers" -- the conspiracy theorists who assert that Mr. Obama was born in Kenya and was thus not eligible to become president -- that he is seeking ways to change state policy to allow him to release additional proof that the president was born in Honolulu in 1961.

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