Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama
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06/05/2008 at 08:50 AM EDT
Applauding the news that her candidate
, Illinois Senator Barack Obama, has clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, Oprah Winfrey
has issued a statement.
"I'm euphoric, I've been doing the happy dance all day," Winfrey, 54, tells Entertainment Tonight
"I'm so proud of Barack and [his wife] Michelle Obama and what this means for all of us ... the new possibilities for our country. And if he wants me to, I'm ready to go door to door," added Winfrey, who has been on the campaign trail
with the candidate since last year.
Meanwhile, Michelle Obama is slated to appear as a guest co-host on The View
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