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Actress Cynthia Nixon visits Obama office in St. Pete




Actress Cynthia Nixon talks with Ashley Green, 23, St. Petersburg, right, an Obama campus organizer for Eckerd College and USF St. Petersburg, Thursday, during a stop at Barack Obama's campaign headquarters on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg.

Nixon, who is best known for her role as Miranda Hobbes on the HBO television series Sex and the City, spoke to a crowd of Obama supporters and campaign workers.

Nixon talked about her own battle with breast cancer and the importance of health care coverage. She supports the health care law. She also mentioned her support of same-sex marriage and said Republican candidate Mitt Romney would be the wrong choice for America when it came to various social issues. Nixon made several stops at Obama campaign headquarters in Florida on Thursday.

Photo and lines by Scott Keeler, Times photographer

[Last modified: Thursday, November 1, 2012 4:51pm]


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