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A federal court in Pennsylvania dismissed Mr. Berg’s lawsuit, which prompted his appeal to the Supreme Court.

An appeal by Connecticut health food owner Cort Wrotnowski challenges the legitimacy of the presidential election based on questions of Mr. Obama’s eligibility as a dual national at birth. The Supreme Court’s justices are scheduled to discuss whether to grant his case a hearing at a private conference on Dec. 12.

Other lawsuits challenging Mr. Obama’s citizenship were thrown out by courts in Ohio and Washington state.