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Did a Clinton advisor promote 'birtherism'? Emails show only that he pushed other stories on Obama and Kenya

Did a Clinton advisor promote 'birtherism'? Emails show only that he pushed other stories on Obama and Kenya

When Jim Asher, formerly the investigative editor in the Washington bureau of the McClatchy newspaper chain, tweeted Thursday that a former longtime aide to Hillary and Bill Clinton had "told me in person #Obama born in #kenya," he set off yet another in the seemingly endless side debates over who is to blame for which seamy aspect of contemporary politics.

Evidence on the question is ambiguous. 

Asher’s account about his conversations with Sidney Blumenthal has become a hot issue among political activists...

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