'Vote your values': Oprah Winfrey campaigns for Stacey Abrams

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"She's a great speaker, but I liked her better when she was giving away Toyotas and refrigerators", Ingraham said.

Vice President Mike Pence mocked the Hollywood liberals who were campaigning for the Democratic candidate in the Georgia gubernatorial race. "This is really going to make [Abrams], I think, the next governor of the state of Georgia".

Mr Pence has criticised Ms Abrams for using Ms Winfrey during her campaign. "I'm here today because of Stacey Abrams", Winfrey said.

Asked whether she is planning on voting for Abrams, the woman said yes - and that she has an early voting plan.

Winfrey also said she invited herself to campaign for Abrams, and had not been brought in by anybody but herself.

The president noted that he would travel to Georgia in the remaining days left before the election to support Republican candidate Brian Kemp.

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In a telephone interview, Gillum said he listened to the beginning of the audio but didn't play all of it. Early voting started Monday in 31 counties, with more counties gradually beginning throughout the week.

Among that "onslaught", Winfrey blasted Republican ads she'd seen in her hotel room casting Abrams as too radical for the state, calling it "noise...created to confound you with fear".

Kemp is trying to extend the Republican domination in Georgia, which hasn't elected a Democrat as governor since 1998. Pence said Abrams is being bankrolled by Hollywood liberals, referring to Winfrey and actor Will Ferrell.

"I'd like to remind Stacey, and Oprah, and Will Ferrell, I'm kind of a big deal, too", simpered Pence, former TV talk show host and current Donald Trump yes-man.

More than 1.5 million Georgians already have cast ballots.

Oprah surprised some Georgia residents after she went door knocking, saying it was her very first time canvassing for any political candidate and that she's optimistic about Abrams. Winfrey has since dismissed the notion that she would challenge Trump in 2020. "And to vote for myself", Winfrey said to cheers.

Winfrey and Abrams greet a crowd gathered for a town hall conversation in Marietta, Ga.

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