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Speaking to reporters at the White House this morning, the president decried the "carnival barkers" who have been asking for proof he was born in Hawaii. Jewel Samad /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Barack Obama speaks about fiscal policy at George Washington University on April 12, 2011 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Can it be brought under control? Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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