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Kamala Harris is a natural-born citizen. But that shouldn’t be a presidential requirement.

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Almost immediately after former Vice President Joe Biden announced Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, a racist birther conspiracy began percolating — and was even floated by President Donald Trump. Why does the presidential requirement to be a natural-born citizen exist in the first place, and as the country continues to diversify, is it time to amend the rule?