Ford driving H’wood Dems

Pol seeks support from thesps

HOLLYWOOD — Harold Ford Jr., the Tennessee congressman seeking to win the seat being vacated by Senate majority leader Bill Frist, will attempt to gain support of Hollywood Democrats at a fund-raiser Sunday at the home of producer Lawrence Bender, co-hosted by CAA’s Kevin Iwashina.

Among those expected to be there this weekend are Magic Johnson, Orlando Jones, Alyssa Milano, Lamar Odom and John Singleton.

If he wins in November, Ford, the scion of a powerful Memphis-based political family, would be the first black senator elected in the South since Reconstruction.

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