Latina Superstars Appear at Democratic National Convention

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John McCain isn't the only one with star power backing his campaign for president—celebrities came out in droves for the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colo., to support the party's nominee, Barack Obama, and his competitor-turned-supporter Hillary Clinton.

Amongst the Latinos showing their support: Rosario Dawson attended a book reading by Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez hosted a reception honoring children's rights activist Marian Wright Edelman, Eva Longoria Parker wearing her "Hillary Supporter for Obama" pin in the MySpace Lounge, and Fergie and her Black Eyed Peas performing at the Fillmore Auditorium for the Creative Coalition. Fergie was also showing support for Hillary Clinton, saying Clinton's speech "really spoke to me as a woman. And I think she spoke to a lot of people in that way."

Speaking of Team Hillary, two members of her "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pantsuits," America Ferrera and Amber Tamblyn, were noticeably absent from the events. Is that a snub at Obama or are "scheduling conflicts" to blame?

It's no surprise that the DNC was a star-studded event, but what we're really waiting to see is if Daddy Yankee makes an appearance at the Republican National Convention next week!

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