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Morgan Freeman shows his support for Obama by donating $1 million towards the president Morgan Freeman shows his support for Obama by donating $1 million towards the president's re-election (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)   

‘Dark Knight Rises’ star Morgan Freeman donates $1 million toward Obama’s re-election

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman has donated $1 million to Priorities USA Action, a Democratic super PAC working to assist President Obama’s re-election campaign, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Freeman’s donation comes hard on the heels of a fervent appeal by Obama to deep-pocketed Democrats, who thus far have shown much less enthusiasm for the independently run super PACs than have wealthy Republicans and corporate donors, who flooded the GOP committees with cash that can be expended in ways that will aid their candidates.

Full story: ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Star Morgan Freeman Donates $1 Million Toward Obama’s Re-Election