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Bill Maher Presents Obama Super PAC With $1 Million Check


While performing his “StupidCrazyPolitics” show at the San Jose Center For The Performing Arts in San Jose, CA Thursday night, comedian and HBO host Bill Maher announced he would be donating $1 million to Priorities USA Action, a pro-Barack Obama Super PAC.

The moment was broadcast by the Yahoo! Screen Comedy Channel as part of its inaugural Screen Live Standup Series.

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Before, Maher Tweeted to his fans teasing a surprise announcement:

…And teaching them about the importance of always bringing your (comically humongous) wallet onstage:

He continued on Twitter:

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