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Senate Servers Prepare For Oprah Onslaught

 Watch out, Senate techies, the Oprah army is about to flood your servers.

On Monday, Oprah is expected to urge her viewers to contact their senators to ask them to support the Combating Child Exploitation Bill.

Oprah has about eight million viewers a day, and an e-mail went around this morning warning Senate offices to be ready.

"We have learned that Oprah Winfrey will be urging viewers to contact their Senators to support S.1738, the Combating Child Exploitation bill, on her Monday, September 15 show. She will also be providing a link to www.senate.gov on her Web site www.oprah.com," according to an email from the Senate system administrator's office. "We anticipate larger than normal volumes of traffic on senate.gov and increases in e-mail and Web form mail to Member offices as a result of this effort."