Oprah backs Stacey Abrams in historic Georgia governor's race
November 3, 2018 | 11:07 AM
by Reuters
Oprah Winfrey takes part in a town hall meeting with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams ahead of the mid-term election in Marietta, Georgia. Photo: Reuters

Los Angeles: Media mogul Oprah Winfrey lent her star power on Thursday to Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, who is vying to become the first female black governor in the United States.

The talk show host also made it clear that she has no political aspirations of her own. "I am here today because Stacey Abrams cares about the things that matter," Winfrey told a cheering crowd at a Cobb County town hall, citing Abrams' stance on environmental protection, healthcare and gun control.

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