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Natalie Portman to campaign for Obama in Las Vegas

Newlywed actress Natalie Portman will show her support for U.S. leader President Barack Obama in Las Vegas on Saturday night (25Aug12) when she makes an appearance at a campaign rally.

The Black Swan star will join political heavyweights Valerie Jarrett and Cecilia Munoz at the America-Nevada Women Vote 2012 Summit.

Announcing her participation, Portman says, "President Obama fights for women every day, and I am proud to stand with him on behalf of women and girls across the country. The president has proven that he is a strong advocate for women and a defender of the issues that are important to women and their families, from affordable health care to fair pay and quality public education."