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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

White House Releases Obama’s Long-Form Birth Certificate

This image provided by the White House shows a copy of the long form of President Barack Obama's birth certificate from Hawaii. (AP)

This image provided by the White House shows a copy of the long form of President Barack Obama's birth certificate from Hawaii. (AP)

The White House today released the long-form version of the President’s birth certificate, showing that Barack Hussein Obama II was born at 7:24 p.m. on Aug. 4, 1961, at Kapiolani Maternity and Gynecological Hospital, within the city limits of Honolulu.

Speaking to the press at the White House, the President said he hopes this will settle the debate over his nationality, adding that the U.S. does not have time for “this kind of silliness.” We speak with Rick Klein senior Washington editor for ABC World News, and host of the ABC News political webcast “Top Line.”


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