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Donald Trump $5M offer to president falls flat, joke to many

Donald Trump promised a huge announcement Wednesday that would change the presidential election... Trump's "big" announcement arrived Wednesday, via YouTube, and billed as a bombshell, it was really more of a bust.


Kansas mulls taking Obama off ballot

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A GOP-controlled board in Kansas is trying to decide whether to remove President Obama from the state ballot over objections about his birth certificate. The State Objections Board -- consisting of three of the state's top Republican elected officials -- ruled Thursday it did not yet have enough information and postponed a decision until Monday.

Senh: This is just wrong. Republicans are so desperate now, they won't even put the President of the United States on the ballot.


Obama's birther joke draws laughs in Florida

Birther jokes? Even President Barack Obama is cracking them — he got some chuckles at a Florida sports bar and grill on Saturday... Told that one blond-haired youngster, Andre Wupperman, was born in Hawaii, Obama grinned. "Do you have a birth certificate?" Obama asked the boy, drawing laughter from the table. Wupperman, who lives in Orlando, turns 7 next week.


Romney weighs in on birth certificates

During a homecoming rally in his boyhood state of Michigan on Friday, Mitt Romney thrust himself into a controversy over President Obama’s birthplace that has roiled at the fringe of his party, joking that “No one has ever asked to see my birth certificate.


Federal court rejects 'birther' challenge to Obama presidency

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The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that plaintiffs who claimed that President Obama was not born in the United States and is therefore not eligible to hold the office have no standing to sue him.

Senh: Now, can we finally move on?


Perry on Obama's birthplace: Just kidding

Perry on Obama's birthplace: Just kidding

This just in: Rick Perry says he thinks President Obama is an American citizen. Perry told a pair of Florida interviewers today that he has no doubt Obama was born in Hawaii and that he was only kidding around when he raised the so-called birther issue this week.

Senh: In his defense, he does sound like he was kidding, but the media blew it up. He said it was a non-issue, and that it was "a distraction."


Republicans criticize Donald Trump on 'birther' issue

Republicans criticize Donald Trump on 'birther' issue

As Donald Trump boasted that he was "very proud" of prompting President Obama to release his long-form birth certificate, some Republicans on Sunday sharply criticized the flamboyant New York real estate magnate for pushing the "birther" issue. Sen. Lindsey Graham, Gov. Robert McDonnell and Sen. Marco Rubio are among those suggesting Trump's focus on the issue was hurting the GOP cause.


Obama birth certificate: Oprah asks, 'Why did you wait so long?'

President Obama told Oprah Winfrey on Wednesday that he was driven to release his long-form birth certificate so that the nation could move on and focus on a "serious conversation" about solving its problems.


White House releases longer Obama birth certificate

White House releases longer Obama birth certificate

The White House on Wednesday released a longer version of President Barack Obama's U.S. birth certificate to try to quiet charges from some Republicans that he was not born in the United States.

Senh: I can't take the GOP seriously until they stop with nonsense like this.


Arizona gov. vetoes ‘birther’ bill that would have required presidential qualification proof

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday vetoed a bill that would have required President Barack Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship before their names could appear on the state’s ballot.


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