The legendary Meryl Streep turned sixty-six yesterday. Though little rivals the star's film record, her political involvement is worthy of mention. We analyzed campaign contribution records from 1980 to calculate Meryl's Crowdpac score of 8.8L.
As a strong liberal, Ms. Streep has engaged in environmental health activism and supported the campaigns of Barack Obama and former Idaho governor John V. Evans. In 1989 she testified before Congress about the use of pesticides on domestic produce.
Meryl has made her mark playing politicians like Margaret Thatcher and voting rights activist Emmeline Pankhurst. Given her involvement in Democratic politics, it's clear she's political both on screen and off!
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