Abrams and Kemp are virtually tied in Georgia governor's race

Oprah Winfrey

The chat show host appeared on stage to support Democrat Stacey Abrams' campaign to become Governor of Georgia.

She said that she called Abrams up and offered to make campaign appearances for her. Winfrey said to Abrams: "You keep standing strong for the values that matter to me, and the values that matter to Georgians all over this state".

"I've earned the right to think for myself and to vote for myself, and that's why I am a registered independent". She stressed the importance of getting out to vote over any partisan or policy message.

She said: "Oprah Winfrey has inspired so many of us through the years with her unparalleled ability to form real connections and strengthen the bonds of family and community".

Rapper and actor Common attended a "Souls to the Polls" rally with Abrams on Sunday in Atlanta. "We can also call it what it is: It's a lie".

"These automated calls are being sent into homes just days before President Trump arrives, reminding voters exactly who is promoting a political climate that celebrates this kind of vile, poisonous thinking", Collazo said.

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He mocked Trump's assertion that a migrant caravan coming north from Central America is fundamental threat.

The Georgia gubernatorial race is one of the more contentious races of the midterm elections.

Atlanta was part of a two-stop day for Obama on behalf of potentially history-making candidates. The state has not elected a Democrat governor since 1998.

CBS News reporter Nancy Cordes' video of the lawmaker busting a move before the Oprah Winfrey-headlined rally caught the attention of Williams.

"In four days, we get to stand up on November 6, and we get to say this is who we are because we are Georgia", Abrams said during the rally.

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.

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