Hollywood A-listers join Obama campaign
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- Date Sep 3, 2012
Hollywood A-listers join Obama campaign
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This week's Democratic National Convention set to host.
Some of Hollywood's eight sisters including singer Marc Anthony and actress Eva Longoria and our next guests know a lot about mixing politics and celebrity.
Joining me now our DNC delegate in Pennsylvania State senator.
Vincent Hughes and his lovely lovely lovely wife actress Sheryl Lee Ralph it's loving thing to tell -- I'm sure that there's a lot of love and going on cnet's doing -- You go -- also lovely thank you Bob FitzGerald first we've -- these large number.
Easy for instance have you.
Nice to see you but there.
Now I understand -- even though you're known for being Broadway actress and celebrity great singer.
You all politics you know I love -- politics so much get to sleep with it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Yes she's got airline does not -- -- I don't.
I understand it to be met on a blind date.
Yeah yes yes that's how I met my -- and sometimes that works out there it's it's worked out positive stories -- and what was it about Sheryl.
Was at her love for politics because you're kind of politics that one -- -- -- what horses.
You look at her I think we kind of fell in love.
The moment we -- -- And -- this has been a great experience all the more it's not about the politics in the profession is more about the person.
We always make sure we ground our relationship in that.
And it's just been a tremendous tremendous wonderful lesson to us as we know -- some lessons from.
Parts of the two of you are here obviously supporting President Obama at.
Much has been made over the weekend many of his aides -- -- on the Sunday talk show.
Are people better off today than they were four years ago when he was elected.
And they seem to sort of skirt the issue can you answer that question for me this morning are people better off today.
-- absolutely if he if he had not been elected.
The country was going into -- economic collapse he made the brave decision.
The difficult decision not to pull the country out of economic collapse and made probably the most.
Difficult decision which was protected health care is.
Which is hugely important which right now millions of people betting benefiting from and we'll do what's so -- -- wasn't popular.
Right but it had been some people criticized him for doing health care first instead of trying to fix.
How do you respond to that you know something -- healthy people are strong people and right now in this time we are understanding.
Why health care is so important there are a lot of people that are carrying burden.
Well illness with them and have no recourse so there are a lot of people right now -- are experiencing.
Why we need better health care.
In these United States and what is wrong.
Kelsey what is wrong with being educated nothing and we need to rise above on both.
Those issues so one of the big danger from the state of Pennsylvania that -- -- -- swing -- -- here.
So how do you see it going well look we pennsylvanians know that the president's agenda reflects more of what Pennsylvania -- As opposed to love governor -- -- and so we've really focused on the small percent of folks.
And so we will as we have done over four years ago.
Eight years ago will elect a Democrat.
And we'll make sure that the president is successful management -- security.
Do you believe -- presidential run on his policies.
When he stands up and gives his speech Thursday night and not look into the past four years ago and what it's dyslexic you can't ignore the past that also have to talk about where you want to go as a country.
We are trying to move for the policies that then governor Romney is advocating for.
What got us into this economic craziness for years ago this old -- -- economic policy hope was foreign policy has not gonna work for this country.
-- -- many don't have argued that this whole campaign has been so defensive.
Will the president do you believe it try and make all people come together over this week or will it be what some people have teams class war.
Let me tell you something I don't know where that came from because you know.
What the president tried to do from day one was wearing -- house together.
As of people there is something else going on that keeps saying that he is that this visit divisive one.
We all know the ones who believe in true hole.
And truly changed knew that that was what had to change.
The devices that device -- -- that was already there so this say that he bought it.
Is absolutely wrong if he was bring -- one thing it was to bring us all together.
So people need to leave -- old arguments in the -- it isn't not about being divided it's about becoming together.
America they'll beautiful for Rio.
I think a lot of people that disagree with you on that front but that's what makes the world go around that's right that's what makes -- wonderful here in America that we can agree I have to disagree but are we better off.
Heavens yes we are divisive -- forget that you want to break out of their son -- there.
Upstairs ready -- always and that aren't so early -- and state senator Vincent Hughes great to see both of -- -- think.