Oprah House-Hunting in DC

Oprah Winfrey starts housing search in DC.
By Rebecca Smith Hurd,  Newser User
Posted Dec 19, 2008 12:19 PM CST
President-elect Barack Obama hugged Oprah Winfrey during a campaign rally in Columbia, S.C., a year ago.   (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
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(Newser) – Call it Chicago on the Potomac—Oprah Winfrey and the Obamas may soon be neighbors again. The multimedia titan, an early and enthusiastic supporter of the president-elect’s campaign, is house-hunting in Washington, the New York Post reports. The hot rumor is that she's leaning toward a $50 million Georgetown mansion, though she hasn’t actually seen it yet, a source said.