Ken Bennett, the Secretary of State of Arizona, receives a $70,000 annual salary. But he also, it turns out, receives $2,000 a month for his work as a board member of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, a for-profit company founded by a one of the key people behind the tea party group FreedomWorks.
Two of Arizona's most powerful officials ran into some trouble this week, though one seems to be in far bigger trouble than the other. Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett (R), for example, is perhaps best known for flirting with the "birther" conspiracy theory and publicly qu …
Ken Bennett Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has two jobs, the one that Arizona's taxpayers and voters hired and pay him for at $70,000 annually, and the one that FreedomWorks is bankrolling, at $2,000 a month. Bennett is on the...Show More Summary
In May, Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett (R) dabbled in the "birther" conspiracy theory and publicly questioned whether he'd allow President Obama to appear on the statewide ballot. Soon after, a chastened Bennett -- who oversees Arizona elections despite his role as the s …
Arizona's leading election official, Secretary of State Ken Bennett (R), "won't be around for one of the state's most important elections," the Arizona Republic reports. Bennett "will be hobnobbing with other politicians and delegates...Show More Summary
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett is back. Don’t remember him? Last month, Bennett made headlines after threatening not to include President Obama on the Arizona ballot. For Bennett, the President's long-form birth certificate wasn’t enough proof that he was …
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett is back. Don’t remember him? Last month, Bennett made headlines after threatening not to include President Obama on the Arizona ballot. For Bennett, the President's long-form birth certificate wasn’t enough proof that he wa …
Arizona secretary of state Ken Bennett stepped in it back in May when he threatened to keep President Barack Obama off the November ballot unless the state of Hawaii produced a copy of his birth certificate. This was an odd demand, because Obama and the state of Hawaii have already produced two copies of Obama's birth certificate. Show More Summary
Secretary of State Ken Bennett, fresh off a flirtation with birtherism, says president "was fibbing about being born in Kenya when he was trying to get into college"
Wingnuts may be deranged, but they're nothing if not creative. Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett pestered Hawaiian officials into providing him even more verification that President Obama was born in Hawaii, but this was just aShow More Summary
Remember Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett who threatened to remove President Obama from the state's ballot without Hawaii's verification of Obama's birth certificate, while claiming he wasn't a birther? He's baaack. This time with a new conspiracy theory. Obama, Bennett said, was indeed born in Hawaii — but he claimed to be born in Kenya so he could get into college.
About a month ago, Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett (R), who oversees the state's elections, caused a giant mess, threatening to keep President Obama off the Arizona ballot due to imaginary questions about the president's citizenship. He eventually backed down and said, "If …
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett (R), who once flirted with the idea President Obama wasn't born in the United States, now says he thinks the president lied about being born in Kenya in order to get into college. Said Bennett: "Now, I know there's a lot of people that are very skeptical as to whether he was born in Hawaii. Show More Summary
Last week, Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett, the state’s top elections official, threatened to kick President Obama off the state’s ballot until Hawai’i once again reiterated that Obama was born in that state. In response to Bennett’s flirtation with birtherism, 17,000 people signed a petition asking him to also investigate whether presumptive Republican presidential [...]
When 1,200 people demanded proof that Barack Obama was born in the United States, Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett sought verification from the state of Hawaii. But when more than 18,000 people signed a petition demanding proof...Show More Summary
After beclowning his state with a two month long investigation of Barack Obama's eligibility to remain on the presidential ballot, Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett confirmed that the matter was "closed" after Hawaii officials provided him with a single-page verification of the president's birth records… Bennett said he sought the confirmation after getting requests from [...]
Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Secretary of State Ken Bennett's ‘investigations’ into Obama’s birth have sent the state’s birther conspiracists into a frenzy. By Terry Greene Sterling.
Yeah, this topic is an old, tired one, but it was reported by Bret Baier on Fox News. News coming out of Arizona won’t be making any birthers happy. Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett asked the state of Hawaii to legally verify that President Obama was born in Hawaii. Well, the state of Hawaii did just that. [...]
"I consider the matter closed," Ken Bennett said in a statement today. Now onto verifying that Mitt Romney was born in Michigan, right? ... More »
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett last night finally called an end to his ill-advised investigation into the undisputed facts of President Obama's birth. Hawaii was even kind enough to furnish him with a souvenir of the week that was....