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Get Excited: Ashley Judd Will Probably Run For Senate

Storm13 Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 10:00 AM
I'm not what you would call a fan of McConnell, I'm not a detractor either. However, if Kentuckians actually elect this hollywood diva to represent their interests, then the stereotypes about Kentuckians being uneducated and backwards wouldn't be far from wrong. If the good folks of Kentucky don't like the job McConnell is doing elect someone else. But at least make it someone who's only attribute in politics is playing the first lady in the soon to be released movie, "Olympus has fallen." I hope those good folks to do the right thing.

This scoop is a few days old, I guess, but nevertheless worth reporting on a slow news weekend:

Ashley Judd has yet to officially announce her political aspirations, but a source with intimate knowledge of the situation tells FOX411's Pop Tarts column the actress is preparing herself to challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat in 2014.

"At least in Ashley's mind, it is happening," said the insider. "She has devoted herself to many important causes and stepped away from the Hollywood spotlight so this seems like the logical next step. I don't know if she...