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Oprah for president in 2020: Will she or won't she?

It sounds so simple: If Donald Trump can win the presidency, why couldn't Oprah Winfrey?

A day after her rousing speech at Sunday's Golden Globes, speculation about Winfrey's potential White House aspirations sparked some instant handicapping among Washington insiders.

Winfrey, 63, is younger than some of the top Democrats who might run, William Kristol, editor of the conservative Weekly Standard magazine, told followers on Twitter.

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