Mike Pence compares himself to Oprah while stumping in Georgia

04 November, 2018, 01:33 | Author: Charlene Valdez
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"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.

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

Pence stumping for Kemp, a Republican who was recently criticized for posing for a picture with an anti-Muslim extremist, comes as the race to become Georgia's next governor appears to be very close.

Director of strategic communication Abigail Collazo said it was "pathetic" that Kemp "has only now suddenly made a decision to find a conscience as polls are tightening and Georgia voters are making it clear that they reject the kind of hate he and his allies have been spewing around the state".

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"We now talk to more than 700 voters on an average day, and call volume has picked up considerably", Democratic Party of Georgia spokesman Seth Bringman said of their voter protection hotline. Abrams will make history if she's elected governor of the state as the first black woman to hold the post.

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.

Lewis, the 78-year-old who as a young man was severely beaten by police as he fought for voting rights in the Jim Crow south, said: "This young lady is playing a major role in helping liberate all of us, liberate the state of Georgia, liberate the South, liberate America".

Oprah Winfrey spoke at a town hall in support of Stacey Abrams as Georgia's next Governor.

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In another incident, about 40 black seniors were ordered off a bus taking them from a senior center to early vote by county officials, who said they considered the trip improperly political.

Vice President Mike Pence has campaigned for Kemp at rallies in Augusta and Dalton, while President Trump is expected to support the candidate in Macon on Sunday.

"So I'm canvassing for Stacey Abrams".

"Georgia has always been on a path of change and evolution", Abrams said. She said Kemp's restrictions raised "grave concerns for the Court about the differential treatment inflicted on a group of individuals who are predominantly minorities".

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