Clinton Adviser Sid Blumenthal Spread Birther Story — Editor

Though Hillary Clinton — and the media — furiously denied that charge after it was made by Republican nominee Donald Trump on Friday morning, editor James Asher remembered Clinton aide Sidney Blumenthal spreading the rumor.

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Hillary Clinton Campaign Manager Admits 2008 Birther Link

Patti Solis Doyle, who was Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager in 2008 until the Iowa caucuses, admitted on Friday that a Clinton campaign staffer had, in fact, circulated the Birther conspiracy theory that Barack Obama was born outside the U.S. and therefore potentially ineligible to serve in the presidency.

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Gloves Off at GOP Debate: Cruz, Trump Brawl over ‘Birthers’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and businessman Donald Trump went toe-to-toe in a thrilling exchange at the GOP Debate in Charleston, South Carolina on Thursday evening as they debated Cruz’s constitutional eligibility for the presidency.

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Nolte: The Cultural and Media Reality of the ‘Cruz Crisis’

On his radio show Wednesday, Mark Levin called out Breitbart News over the issue Ted Cruz’s citizenship, “[J]ust because [Donald Trump] says something doesn’t mean I have to agree with it like our friends over at Breitbart, who are going

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), speaks at the Growth and Opportunity Party, at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday October 31, 2015. With just 93 days before the Iowa caucuses Republican hopefuls are trying to shore up support amongst the party. (Photo by

Why Ted Cruz Is Vulnerable on Canadian Birth Issue

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump attacked his main internal rival, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), on Tuesday, noting that Cruz’s Canadian birth could be “very precarious” for Republicans: “Republicans are going to have to ask themselves the question: ‘Do we want a candidate who could be tied up in court for two years?’”

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) pats U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) after a comment during the CNN Republican presidential debate on December 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the last GOP debate of the year, with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) gaining in the polls in Iowa …

Hillary: ‘Ludicrous’ to Blame Me for Starting Obama-Birther Rumors

On Wednesday, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton denied being the inspiration for the so-called birther movement in an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show.” Clinton denied having been a part of the speculations about then-Sen. Barack


Scarborough: Trump Has to Say Obama Born in U.S.

Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough reacted to a question GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump fielded about President Barack Obama being a Muslim at a rally in New Hampshire the night before. Scarborough likened to one of his experiences,


Ken Burns: America Racist, Donald Trump Birtherism Alternative to Using the N-Word

Appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation Sunday, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns told host John Dickerson he believes America is still a racist nation, and those who have questioned the legitimacy of President Obama’s birth certificate, namely, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, have done so as an alternative to using the N-word.

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Ted Cruz Receiving ‘Breathtaking’ Support in Florida

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced his 2016 presidential candidacy on Twitter at midnight Monday morning and then followed up the announcement with an epic speech at Liberty University in Virginia, aiming to inspire future generations of Americans.

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