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Donald Trump finally says President Obama was born in the U.S.

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After five years as the chief promoter of the false idea that President Barack Obama wasn’t born in the United States, Donald Trump admitted on Friday that the president was — and claimed credit for putting the issue to rest. “President Barack Obama was born in the United States, period,” Trump said in brief televised remarks. “Now we all want to get back to making America strong and great again.” But as Trump sought to put that false conspiracy theory…

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Over 5% of Illinois Republicans vote for anti-semitic birther Andy Martin

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Do you remember Andy Martin? He’s the Internet crank who is infamous for being the source of the phony claim that President Obama is not an American citizen. Martin is also a raving anti-semite who once called a judge “a crooked Jew”. Well, Martin is also a perennial candidate in Illinois elections and he was on the ballot Tuesday night in the GOP primary for U.S. Senate. He got 5.1% of the vote. That wasn’t enough to win, of course,…

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