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Doubts Linger About Obama's Citizenship

Critics continue to invest in ads to convince Americans that he's not one of theirs

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    President-elect Barack Obama walks out of Philadelphia Sports Clubs gym after a workout on Tuesday.

    A New York man spent "tens of thousands of dollars" in Chicago newspaper advertising this week to convince people that President-elect Barack Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the United States.

    Ads placed by the We The People Foundation repeated allegations heard throughout the campaign challenging Obama's citizenship.

    The Chicago Tribune, which ran the ads, reported Wednesday that the Obama campaign provided the paper with a copy of the president-elect's birth certificate, but still, the paper said, "some critics remain dubious."

    Read the Tribune's full story.