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If Winfrey runs, CBS News faces potential conflict
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — In an odd twist, fellow hosts of "CBS This Morning" turned to their colleague Gayle King — famous friend of Oprah Winfrey — for an interview Tuesday about whether her pal would run for president. If a Winfrey candidacy moves beyond idle chatter, one of the leading figures on a CBS News show that prides itself on hard-nosed journalism would have a conflict of interest on a major story. King attended the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday and said on "CBS This Morning" that she spent several hours with Winfrey after the speech that fueled political speculation.