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In October, Dunham filmed a suggestive internet video for the president's reelection campaign that likened voting for the first time to losing one's virginity.

"Your first time shouldn't be with just anybody. You want to do it with a great guy. It should be with a guy with beautiful — someone who really cares about and understands women. A guy who cares whether you get health insurance and specifically whether you get birth control. The consequences are huge. You want to do it with a guy who brought the troops out of Iraq," Dunham said.

That video drew fire from many conservatives, including Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnTaylor Swift says she wants to get more involved in politics Bipartisan lawmakers introduce resolution supporting vaccines Hillicon Valley: Cohen stuns Washington with testimony | Claims Trump knew Stone spoke to WikiLeaks | Stone, WikiLeaks deny | TikTok gets record fine | Senators take on tech over privacy MORE (R-Tenn.), who wrote an open letter to Obama condemning the ad.

"As a father of two beautiful girls, how could you possibly have allowed this to be aired?" Blackburn asked. "Did you approve this? Did someone on your campaign staff actually think this was a good idea?"