Oprah Camapigns for Stacey Abrams, Encourages People to Vote

Larry Hoffman
November 4, 2018

"I want everybody to pay attention to this: They have literally been doing the opposite of what they are saying", Obama said, noting scores of GOP votes to repeal the law.

Oprah, who campaigned with Abrams in Marietta this week, was derided as a "magical negro".

"She's home!" Winfrey says in the video, standing at a door.

The Abrams campaign called the ads "poisonous", but said they weren't buying Kemp's response.

Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) knows how to have a good time.

There were plenty of celebs in the crowd too, including Jermaine Dupri, Chris Tucker, and 2 Chainz, along with thousands of Abrams' supporters who waited for hours to see their candidate side by side with the former president.

The Democratic candidate, Stacey Abrams, is campaigning to be the first black female governor in United States history.

"Allowing poll managers to verify proof of citizenship would alleviate the severe burden on individuals who have been flagged and placed in pending status for citizenship while still serving the state's interest of ensuring that only United States' citizens are voting", District Judge Eleanor Ross said in her ruling. Republican Brian Kemp, who oversees elections as Georgia's secretary of state, vehemently denies charges that he has used his office to make it harder for minorities to vote.

In what is expected to be a tight race on Tuesday against Republican Brian Kemp, Abrams is attempting to become the first black woman elected governor in any state. Kemp hails from Republicans' conservative wing and embraces President Trump.

On Sunday, President Trump will also be in Georgia campaigning for Kemp.

Kemp's opponent, Democrat Stacey Abrams, and civil liberties groups have accused Kemp of voter suppression because of the racial disparity in the pending applications.

The Georgia Department of Economic Development said there were 320 films and TV shows shot in the state past year, generating an economic impact of $9.5 billion, including $2.7 billion in direct spending.

"It's like a domino effect", said Sara Henderson, executive director of Common Cause Georgia, about the voting issues in Georgia.

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