Lena Dunham extols 'first time' voting, endorses President Obama




Lena Dunham, the Emmy-nominated creator and star of HBO's new hit comedy "Girls," has filmed an endorsement for President Obama in the 2012 presidential election.

Your first time shouldn't be with just anybody. You wanna do it with a great guy ... someone who really cares about and understands women. A guy who cares whether you get health insurance and specifically whether you get birth control. The consequences are huge. You wanna do it with the guy who brought the troops out of Iraq.

You don't want a guy who says, "Oh, hey, I'm at the library studying," when really he's out not signing the Lilly Ledbetter act. Or who thinks that gay people should never have beautiful, complicated weddings like the kind we see on Bravo or TLC all the time.

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My first time voting was amazing. It was this line in the sand. Before I was a girl, now I was a woman. I went to the polling station, pulled back the curtain, I voted for Barack Obama.

Will you be exercising your right to vote? President Obama just said on Leno that regardless of who you're voting for, it's important that you go vote.
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