Romney joke resurrects 'birther' issue

Republican Mitt Romney raised the discredited rumor that President Obama wasn't born in the United States, jokingly declaring "no one's ever asked to see my birth certificate" as he campaigned Friday near his own Michigan birthplace. Full Story »

Posted by Pamela Hogle - via San Francisco Chronicle
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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Aug 24, 2012 - 11:49 PM PDT
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Edited by: Pamela Hogle - Aug 26, 2012 - 9:13 AM PDT


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