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Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by heyabbott, Nov 26, 2007.

  1. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    (AP) Oprah Winfrey will join Democrat Barack Obama again on the campaign trail, this time visiting the early contest states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, the candidate's campaign said Monday.

    The popular talk show host and media mogul plans to visit Iowa on Saturday, Dec. 8, with stops in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids. The following day, she'll travel to Columbia, S.C. Later that day, Obama's campaign said, she'll travel to Manchester, N.H.

    This isn't the first time Oprah has lent her star power to the Illinois senator.

    In September, she rolled out the red carpet for Obama at a gala fundraiser in California that brought in about $3 million for his campaign.

    Winfrey is a well-known fan of Obama, calling him "my favorite guy" and "my choice" on CNN's "Larry King Live" last year before he announced he would seek the presidency.

    In a news release announcing the events, Obama's campaign said tickets to the Iowa events will be given first to precinct captains, then campaign volunteers, then to supporters and undecided caucus-goers.

    It said volunteers can be guaranteed a ticket by completing a four-hour volunteer shift or attending local caucus training before the event.
  2. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Throwing stuff and hoping it will stick of the walls.
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    It's spreading throughout the land of Yabrador:
  4. Mayfly

    Mayfly Active Member

    So by adding Winfrey to the ticket, Obama hopes to get the African-American vote. It's all becoming clear now.
  5. Pancamo

    Pancamo Active Member

    Will Dr. Jan Adams be part of the cabinet?
  6. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Well, Oprah is All The Way Black[/Gary Sheffield]
  7. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    George Jefferson will head up the Small Business Administration, Dr. Peter Benton will be our new Surgeon General and Fred Sanford will head the Department of Homeland Security.
  8. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    Obama said last week on The Daily Show that there's only so much celebrities can do. I doubt one of them was "serve as VP."
  9. Obama-Jim Webb would be a great ticket.
  10. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Obama-Oprah. Now there's an interesting thought. And when they win, and when Oprah has Obama "last-breathed" ... President Oprah. Man alive!
  11. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Winfrey isn't going to be on any tickets, but I do think she might just blunt Hillary's edge among women in the early primary states.
  12. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Oprah is to Celebrity as Jesus is to Historical Figures
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