President Barack Obama speaks on stage as he accepts the nomination for president during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - President Barack Obama's place on the November election ballot in Kansas is now secure.
The all-Republican State Objections Board on Monday formally ended its review of whether the Democratic president should be listed as a candidate for re-election.
The board's action came after Manhattan resident Joe Montgomery dropped his objection. Montgomery said Friday he was withdrawing his challenge because of what he called intimidation directed at him and people around him.
But California lawyer and dentist Orly Taitz showed up at the meeting demanding to speak. She told board members they were ignoring evidence questioning Obama's citizenship. That brought an angry response from Topeka progressive activist T.J. Gaughan. He and a few other Obama supporters shouted at Taitz.
A security officer ordered them outside.
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