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In a risky move, Mitt Romney has chosen to go all-in with white voters. But he’ll have to walk the fine line of racial pandering and denying it. Americans no longer elect overt racists. Read more» 5

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Trump speaks at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C.

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President Barack Obama, trying to end the conspiracy theories about his eligibiility to the presidency, released his long-form birth certificate Wednesday. Calling the "birther" issue a "sideshow" touted by "carnival barkers," the president said "We do not have time for this kind of silliness." (with document & video) Read more»

Trump speaks at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C.

If Donald Trump worked for us, we’d have to say: "Donald, you’re fired — for incompetence." When it comes to getting facts straight, he fouls up again and again on the basics of President Obama’s birth. As a rookie reporter, he just wouldn’t make it. Read more» 3