Former 'Desperate Housewife' Eva Longoria Talks Obama Campaign on 'GMA'

One of President Obama's biggest celebrity supporters, Eva Longoria calls in to 'GMA.'
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Transcript for Former 'Desperate Housewife' Eva Longoria Talks Obama Campaign on 'GMA'
One of his biggest backers was former "desperate housewive," and obama campaign co-chair eva longoria. She tweeted this picture just hours ago. And she joins us on the phone. Hi, eva. Good morning. Have you gone to sleep yet? Barely. We all watched. You worked so hard for the president. How did you celebrate his victory? Well, I was in tears, first of all. I thought it would be a longer night. So, we were prepared. And I was just in tears. And I was so excited because we did work very hard for the campaign. But at the same time, it just shows that, you know, the middle-class, you know, won. AND THESE SUPER PACs DIDN'T GET To buy the election. They didn't get to buy america. And everybody showed up with their vote and said, no. And you know, we're going to continue to move forward. So, I was very excited. It was a huge night for a lot of people. It was a huge night for n. Not only with the 19-point gender gap. But with 19 -- I think it's a record high of women in the senate. So, there's not gender parity. But a huge increase. It was a huge night for the LGBTs WHO SHOWED UP FOR THE President. And a huge night for latinos. And I was very happy to be a part of it. With your help, the latino vote overwhelmingly in favor of the president. But almost half the country didn't vote for him. How do you think he will fix that? Yeah. I think we are the most diverse nation on earth. And he got re-elected because of his policies that were reflected from everything that he's done in the first term. But it is time to, you know, shake the peace here in this country and to move forward. And to end the gridlock that we've been seeing in congress. And I think it's -- I love what he said last night about, it's not what can be done for us, but by us, referencing jfk. And a lot of people in the ballot, todd akin, mourdock, kind of her extreme -- I'm not saying they're extreme republicans. There's a lot of change that happened on that down ballot. Hopefully that will help us in making progress. And hopefully, you know, the partisan politics will end and we can get some more things done that he needs to get done. You worked so hard on the campaign trail, getting out that latino vote quite successfully. And the president, made no mistake about praising you. Heaping on the praise. That's got to feel pretty special. I am very, very, you know, honored. I didn't do this as a celebrity. I think none of us did. We were doing it because we care deeply about this country. You know, and he's, for me, there was just a very, very clear choice for the future that I want to see for this country. And I did it as my civic duty. And everybody should do it. The people that pounded the pavement, the people that picked up the phones, the volunteers, you know, everybody who went out and voted and waited for hours, which I'm very happy he mentioned in his speech, by the way, we have to fix that. I went to florida. I was there. And I saw the lines. And I said, this is ridiculous. I can't believe that this happens. We live here in california. We just go down. It's about two minutes. To see those lines and to see people waiting in the cold and to see people who went through hurricane sandy and still made it to their polling sites, those are the people we have to thank. Right. Right. Eva longoria, we thank you so much. I think we all hope and pray that his words come true. Red states, blue states, from this point forth, we're the united states. Thank you for all your hard work. Thank you so much.

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