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How Donald Trump Loses - New York Times

Donald Trump isn't going to be the Republican nominee. Six months ago, that was a truism. Three months ago, it was the conventional wisdom. Now it's an assertion that inspires sympathetic glances, the kind you get when you tell friends that you think ...and more »

Ted Cruz is not eligible to be president - Washington Post

Donald Trump is actually right about something: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) is not a natural-born citizen and therefore is not eligible to be president or vice president of the United States. The Constitution provides that “No person except a natural born ...and more »

Exclusive: Birth Certificate for Ted Cruz's Mother - Breitbart News

Eleanor Darragh, mother of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), was born in Delaware on Nov. 23, 1934, establishing her citizenship by birth–and, according to U.S. law, that of her son, even though he was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on Dec. 22, 1970. The Cruz ...and more »

What's the Point of the New Ted Cruz Birtherism? - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Brand new year, brand new resurgence of one of the more frustrating and futile political firedrills out there: Ted Cruz birtherism. The ringleader ...and more »

Obnoxiousness Is the New Charisma - New York Times

IN a typical presidential campaign, the most successful candidates lay claim to leadership with their high-mindedness. They reach for poetry. They focus on lifting people up, not tearing them down. They beseech voters to be their biggest, best selves ...and more »

Donald Trump asks a Reno audience to weigh in on Ted Cruz's eligibility - Washington Post

RENO, Nev. -- After days of coyly raising questions about Ted Cruz's eligibility to be president, given that he was born in Canada to an American mother and a Cuban father, Donald Trump let his audience weigh in at a rally Sunday afternoon. "Is he a ...and more »

Is Ted Cruz a 'natural born Citizen'? Not if you're a constitutional originalist. - Los Angeles Times

Article II of the Constitution states: “No Person except a natural born Citizen . . . shall be eligible to the Office of President.” Donald Trump thinks Sen. Ted Cruz is not a “natural born Citizen” and that he is therefore constitutionally ineligible ...and more »

TRUMP: I'll write a very successful book about 'my own theory' of Obama's citizenship - Business Insider

Real-estate magnate Donald Trump brushed off questions on Wednesday about whether President Barack Obama is a natural-born citizen. "Who knows? Who cares right now? We're talking about something else, OK?" Trump said during a CNN interview. The ...and more »

Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible for the presidency? Legal experts say yes - Los Angeles Times

Texas Sen. Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz was born in Calgary, Canada, on Dec. 22, 1970, the son of Eleanor Darragh, from Wilmington, Del., and Rafael Cruz, a native of Cuba. If he's elected president this fall, he would become the nation's first chief ...and more »

Jan.6, 2016 - New York Times (blog)

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., at the Naval Observatory in October.Credit Zach Gibson/The New York Times. Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. often sounded conflicted last year while deciding whether to run for president. Nearly three months after ...and more »