Oprah door-knocks for Democratic candidate in Georgia

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Oprah Winfrey delivered an impassioned call to voters Thursday in a fiery stump speech in support of Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. "I'm here today because of Stacey Abrams".

After Winfrey's speech, Abrams climbed the stage to join a discussion and was greeted by chants from the audience.

She added that she is in Georgia because of all the men and women throughout history who were "suppressed, repressed and oppressed for the right and the equality at the polls". Earlier this year, her fans tried to encourage her to run against Donald Trump in 2020 but she said she does not want to run.

Winfrey told the crowd that anyone that chose not to vote is ignoring the challenges others had to face. "You keep it coming on", Winfrey said. "You are disrespecting and disregarding their legacy, their suffering and their dreams, when you don't vote".

Vice President Mike Pence was forced to remind Republican voters in Georgia on Thursday that he's important.

Mr Pence has criticised Ms Abrams for using Ms Winfrey during her campaign.

Stacey Abrams, who is vying to become the nation's first female African-American governor, got a big campaign push in Georgia from Oprah Winfrey ahead of Election Day.

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Posters of Modi with Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani were torn down or had their faces blackened at the weekend. He described the Statue of Unity as a symbol of the country's engineering and technical capabilities.

"And Georgia wants a governor that's going to put Georgia values and Georgia first", he said.

Georgia, however, is home to a booming film industry, thanks to more than $1 billion in tax credits over the past decade, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

"Surprise, surprise", Winfrey, 64, said.

She shared, "Georgia you've been on my mind and here's why".

Videos uploaded to Ms Winfrey's and Ms Abrams' social media showed the television personality knocking on doors canvassing for the hopeful governor.

"And I've got a message for all of Stacey Abrams' liberal Hollywood friends: This ain't Hollywood".

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