Dressed casually and sporting her beautiful locks down, the star of Desperate Housewives seemed in an unusually chipper mood as she chatted with campaign workers in the South Dixie Highway office.
“Thank you for being there for the president,” she told one woman.
The Texas beauty, 37, is a national co-chair of the Obama campaign and has been spending weeks on the road for the commander in chief. Her swing through Democratic West Palm and later Tampa came after trips through Nevada and Ohio.
“As a woman, an Hispanic and an American, I want to see the country go in the right direction,” she said.
Longoria asked the vols for personal Obama stories. Some about how a repeal of Obamacare would affect people brought tears to her eyes!
Longoria also got to meet Belle Glade teenage journalist Damon Weaver, the pint-sized star of the Obama election four years ago.
Weaver became a national sensation when, as a fifth grader at K.E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary School and reporter for the school’s KEC-TV station, he conducted a witty ambush interview with VP candidate Joe Biden. Weaver, now 14, eventually got a one-on-one chat with Obama eight months later.