Actor Morgan Freeman gives $1M to pro-Obama group
by Jack Gillum, Associated Press
July 19, 2012 11:30 AM | 514 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Morgan Freeman arrives for the European premiere of The Dark Knight Rises, at a central London cinema, Wednesday, July 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short)
Morgan Freeman arrives for the European premiere of The Dark Knight Rises, at a central London cinema, Wednesday, July 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short)
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WASHINGTON (AP) _ Actor Morgan Freeman has contributed $1 million to help re-elect President Barack Obama.

Freeman gave the money to Priorities USA Action, a “super” political action committee.

The actor says in a statement that Obama has done a “remarkable job in historically difficult circumstances.” He says that includes winding down the Iraq war, reforming Wall Street and protecting health care.

Several Hollywood figures have given to the pro-Obama group, including director Steven Spielberg and producerJeffrey Katzenberg.

The super PAC says it will release a full list Friday of donors who gave in June.

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