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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 07:27 PM

Ashley Judd "Honored" By Buzz About Possible 2014 Senate Campaign

as a few sources have noted, she isn't ruling it out.

Hold your horses, Kentucky Democrats: Ashley Judd isn't ready to jump into your state's 2014 Senate race just yet.
On Nov. 8, Louisville paper The Courier-Journal reported that Judd's name was being bandied about by local politicians as a possible challenger to Republican Senator Mitch McConnell, who is currently the longest-serving U.S. Senator in the Bluegrass state's history.

Rep. John Yarmuth, of Kentucky's 3rd district, is one such Judd supporter, claiming her campaign against the D.C. heavy-hitter could become the "premiere race in the country."

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Despite the public support she's received, Kentucky native Judd isn't setting up any exploratory committees just yet.

"I cherish Kentucky, heart and soul, and while I'm very honored by the consideration, we have just finished an election, so let's focus on coming together to keep moving America's families, and especially our kids, forward," Judd told Us Weekly in a statement Wednesday.

http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/ashley-judd-honored-by-buzz-about-possible-2014-senate-campaign-2012811#ixzz2Bm6GgOoD

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 07:30 PM

1. I hope she does,

she has more smarts in her little pinkie than mitch posses in his whole body

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Response to beachbumbob (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 07:34 PM

2. and Mitch isn't well-liked in Ky.

He usually only squeaks by in his victories over the lackluster Dems the party has put up against him.

She might run into trouble in the eastern part of the state with the coal interests and their propaganda. She's a very outspoken opponent of mountaintop removal mining, and the industry has been demonizing anyone here in Appalachia who fights them on the issue.

But I lived in her hometown of Ashland for a while (the place she's named after). The Judds are practically revered there, and if anyone can overcome the smear campaign, it's one of them.

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 07:41 PM

3. wow, what a change THAT would be!

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 10:59 PM

4. Hoping....

...she's having that little chat with hubby about moving north of the Tennessee line to
re-establish residency in her native state so she can get the show on the road!!!!
I am forever hopeful

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