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Bill Maher gives $1 million to Obama SuperPac

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WASHINGTON--Comic Bill Maher is donating $1 million to a SuperPac backing President Barack Obama, Priorities USA.

From the Associated Press: "Maher announced during a Yahoo-webcast special, "CrazyStupidPolitics," that he was giving $1 million to Priorities USA Action, a super political action committee backing the president. Even as he made his sizeable pledge, Maher mocked the committee's "tongue-twister name," joking that it was dreamed up by Borat, the English-addled Eastern European comic creation of Sacha Baron Cohen."

From Maher's Twitter: "Thank u everybody who's hit me up after the show, and a great San Jose audience. Obama donation was a surprise to Yahoo too fyi!"

My columns on Priorities USA are HERE and HERE

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