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Maryland Making It Easier For Transgender Residents To Get New Birth Certificates

A measure to make it easier for transgender residents to get new birth certificates has cleared the Maryland General Assembly.


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Virginia DMV Cranking Out Birth Certificates

Virginia is celebrating a baby boom of sorts.


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Opinion: Dumping Cold Water On Trump’s October Surprise

While Trump may have an “October surprise” that will destroy President Obama’s reelection campaign for the White House, I don’t think it’s going to be much more than seeing Trump get the headlines for part of the day, again.


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Opinion: It’s Obama’s Turn To Release Some Documents

While the “left” has distracted the campaign much too long by screaming about Romney’s tax information for months, the “right” has been asking for President Barack Obama’s academic records and other documents for years. The president should take his turn at disclosing long asked for documents.


Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event at Watson Truck and Supply in Hobbs, N.M., on Aug. 23, 2012. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney: ‘No One’s Ever Asked To See My Birth Certificate’

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Friday raised the discredited rumor that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States and thus ineligible to be president.


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Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.


President Barack Obama waves before boarding the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 18, 2012 en route to Camp David, where he is hosting the G8 summit. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Arizona State Secretary Wants Hawaii To Confirm Obama Birth Certificate

Controversy over President Barack Obama’s eligibility to be president flared anew Friday as Democrats criticized an Arizona state official’s request for Hawaii officials to confirm they have Obama’s birth certificate.


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Arpaio: ‘I’m Just Doing My Job’ Investigating Obama’s Birth Certificate

America’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff finds himself entangled these days in his own thorny legal troubles: a federal grand jury probe over alleged abuse of power, Justice Department accusations of racial profiling and revelations that his department didn’t adequately investigate hundreds of Arizona sex-crime cases.