Oprah, Pence visiting Georgia in deadlocked governor's race


Kemp is trying to prevent Democrats from establishing Georgia as a legitimate presidential battleground state. A top Abrams aide said both Kemp and Trump have contributed to a poisonous atmosphere, and that Kemp has been silent on previous racially loaded attacks on Abrams.

After Thursday's dueling outsiders, former president Barack Obama will follow on Friday for Abrams. But she also said the election is about issues like expanding Medicaid insurance and focusing state spending on public education, job training and small business startups.

She said: "I paid to come here myself, and I approved this message".

She explained she tracked down Ms Abrams' mobile phone number and called her to say she wanted to offer assistance in the final days of the campaign. "And I want you to know that their blood has seeped into my DNA, and I refuse to let their sacrifices be in vain". "I mean, this is the South. People have been really wonderful and really optimistic about Stacey Abrams".

Noting that he heard Winfrey was in the Peach State, Pence said, "I got a message for all of Stacey Abrams' liberal Hollywood friends: this ain't Hollywood". It goes on to compare the gubernatorial candidate to a "poor man's Aunt Jemimah" who "white women can be tricked into voting for, especially the fat ones".

Synagogue massacre suspect Robert Bowers in first court appearance
Bowers is charged with 29 criminal counts, including 11 counts of using a firearm to kill and 11 federal hate-crime charges. He said another nurse, whose father is a rabbi, also "came in from a mass casualty drill and took care of this gentleman".

Friday's ruling required Kemp to allow 3,000 of those people, whose voting registration was placed in "pending" status due to questions about their US citizenship, to vote in the November 6 USA midterm election if they present proof of citizenship at the polls.

On Sunday morning, Abrams appeared on the political talkshows. In a video Winfrey posted on her Instagram page, one woman jumped when she opened the door. She recalled generations of black Americans who faced "lynching. oppression. suppression", and declared that "their blood has seeped into my DNA" and forced her to the polls.

On Friday, a federal judge upheld an injunction against Kemp's implementation of the state's "Exact Match" voting law, which required voters whose registrations differed even slightly from their identifications to provide additional verification and led officials to throw out many absentee ballots that didn't match up.

Interesting position, because local Republicans have, from time to time, touting a tax credit that has turned Georgia into a film-making force; the industry contributed an estimated $2.7 billion in direct spending in Georgia past year, according to a report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution.