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Monday, July 23, 2012

 

Celebrity donations are pouring into Massachusetts as the Senate race between incumbent Scott Brown and challenger Elizabeth Warren heats up. Both candidates have received checks from the stars but Hollywood's A-List has been very generous to Warren. Click through to see if your favorite star is contributing to Warren's massive fundraising hauls.

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Homegrown Support

Massachusetts born Matt Damon and his wife, Lucianna, contributed $10,000 to the Warren campaign. Damon's become increasingly vocal about his politics and he's putting his money where his mouth is, giving the Democrat the maximum amount allowed by law, $5000.

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Monster Money

Best known for Academy Award winning role in the film Monster, Charlize Theron maxed out on her donation to Warren. The South African beauty contributed $5,000 to the campaign.

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Good Will Donating

Elizabeth Warren will definitely be feeling some good will for Ben Affleck. The local favorite of Good Will Hunting fame pitched in $5,000 to her campaign.

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Alias Affirmation

 

Unless "Jennifer Garner" is an alias, the former star of ABC's spy drama is a big time Warren supporter. Like her husband Ben Affleck, Garner donated $5,000 to the Massachusetts Democrat.

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Garden State Gift

 

Zach Braff may hail from the Garden State, but he's taking an interest in the Bay State. The comedian contributed $5,000 to Elizabeth Warren.

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Elizabeth and Louise?

After receiving a $5,000 donation from Susan Sarandon, Elizabeth Warren is probably feeling pretty friendly toward the longtime star, known for roles in Thelma & Louise, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Dead Man Walking

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Intergalactic Giving

Warren has recevied $5,000 from the original Dr. Spock, Lenoard Nimoy. Nimoy's famous character was of mixed human-Vulcan descent. We're not sure if he put that on his application for the Starship Enterprise.

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Legally Warren

It seems that Elle Woods never took one of Professor Warren's courses while at Harvard Law School, but the actress who played her is supporting her campaign. Reese Witherspoon donated $1,500.

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Closing the Deal

 

Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson is TV's The Closer, but come November Elizabeth Warren hopes to hold that title. Kyra Sedgwick, who played Johnson, donated $2,000 to the Warren campaign.

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Directing the Election?

If elections could be scripted Elizabeth Warren would most certainly have it in the bag with Aaron Sorkin in her corner. The legendary Hollywood screenwriter and producer gave the campaign $1,000. 

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I Gave at The Office

Massachusetts native John Krasinski has used some of his earnings from The Office to support Warren, contributing $5000 to her campaign.

Krasinski is currently working on the film Promised Land, with fellow Warren supporter Matt Damon.  

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Havard Connection

A religion and philosphy major at Harvard who graduated in 1997, Rashida Jones, may have been moved by the spirit to support Warren's campaign.  The Office guest star whose film credits include The Muppets, Friends with Benefits and The Social Network gave Warren $1000.  

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Like Father Like Son

Longtime director Carl Reiner and his son Rob Reiner both sent checks Warren's way. While Rob contributed $2,500, his father kicked in only $250. 

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Crimson Cash

Miranda Hobbes, Cynthia Nixon's character from Sex in the City, was never very political, but we're guessing the red headed lawyer might have supported Warren's campaign. Nixon contributed $500. 

 
 

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