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MANCHESTER, N.H.--Oprah Winfrey stars in a double feature Sunday, stumping in South Carolina and New Hampshire for White House hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.).

Obama caught flak for booking his event here in a non-union venue, the Verizon Center. Labor in an important part of the Democratic primary base vote.

My colleague Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell is in South Carolina; her blog reports LINK

The Obama team worked out an agreement with the stagehands union to allow the Oprah rally. But whether there is fallout remains to be seen. The New Hampshire Democratic Party moved a big event they were planning out of the Verizon Center last week.

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