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Obama: ‘Birther’ claims will hurt Republicans in 2012

President Barack Obama dismissed conspiracy theorists, known as “birthers,” who have recently been brought back into the media spotlight by billionaire real estate mogul and television celebrity Donald Trump. During an interview with ABC News Chief Political Correspondent George Stephanopoulos on Thursday, Obama suggested the majority of Americans would not…

Arizona ‘birther’ law to accept circumcision papers as proof of citizenship

If you intend to run for president in Arizona but don’t have the required birth certificate, all is not lost. The state may be willing to accept a description of your penis — if you’ve got one — as proof you were born in the U.S. Before passing their so-called…

‘Birther’ bill passed by Arizona Senate

Legislation that requires presidential candidates to prove they are natural-born American citizens before their names can appear on the Arizona ballot was approved by the state Senate on Wednesday. The bill, H.B. 2177, requires presidential candidates to submit a certified copy of their birth certificate that includes their date and…

Donald Trump: Media made ‘birther’ a negative word

Billionaire real estate mogul and television celebrity Donald Trump blamed the media Sunday for marginalizing those who do not believe President Barack Obama was born in the United States. “It’s a very strange situation, that’s all I can tell you,” Trump, a potential Republican presidential candidate, said on CNN’s State…

Donald Trump reveals he’s a birther

Donald Trump isn’t even running for president yet, but he is already gearing up for the primaries by pandering to the Republican base. In an interview with ABC News’ Ashleigh Banfield that aired Thursday, Trump said he had some doubts that President Barack Obama was a U.S. citizen. “Everybody that…

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