PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 22:  Oprah Winfrey speaks onstage during the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)
Oprah on a political run in the past: 'Never!'
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A Winfrey campaign for president would drastically alter an early playing field

Winfrey proved her broad appeal to Democratic voters in 2007

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The day after Oprah Winfrey delivered a speech that thrust her into the conversation about the 2020 presidential race, Democratic strategists and activists largely agree: It’s not crazy. And she could win.