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Obama to Dad's Homeland: You Have No Limit

President closes out visit to Kenya with appeal to youth

(Newser) - President Barack Obama told Kenyans today that their country is at a crossroads and urged them to "choose the path to progress" by continuing to root out corruption, eliminate income inequality, and be more inclusive of women and girls. Closing out a historic visit to the land of his... More »

Herman Cain: Obama Was Raised in Kenya

Er, yeah, Indonesia, GOP candidate later acknowledges

(Newser) - Herman Cain is the latest Republican to state that Obama “was raised in Kenya,” though he quickly backtracked on the mistake. When interviewer Jeffrey Goldberg pointed out that the president actually spent four years in Indonesia, not Kenya, Cain—who has dallied in birtherism, Goldberg notes—replied, “... More »

Huckabee: I Didn't Even Bring Up Natalie Portman

And as for Kenya comment, 'I made a mistake, I corrected it'

(Newser) - Mike Huckabee has more to say on both of his recent headline-making statements: That Barack Obama grew up in Kenya , and that Natalie Portman is setting a bad example with her out-of-wedlock pregnancy. Mediaite reports Huckabee’s comments from Sirius Radio’s POTUS channel:
  • On Kenya: “The reaction ranged
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Huckabee: Obama Grew Up in Kenya

Former governor misspoke, says rep

(Newser) - Mike Huckabee hasn't joined the birthers but he seems a bit mixed up about the details of President Obama's life. The possible GOP presidential contender told a radio host earlier this week that Obama, "having grown up in Kenya," might view the British as imperialists. Huckabee later said... More »

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