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Mitch McConnell's Opponent Gets Big Boost

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

Actress Ashley Judd endorsed Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes Tuesday, backing the Kentucky secretary of state's challenge to ...

Judd Slams McConnell 'Destruction'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

Actress and activist Ashley Judd said a leaked tape featuring Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) discussing with aides how to take her on ...

McConnell Campaign Reacts Strongly To Leaked Anti-Judd Audio

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's reelection campaign said Tuesday that it is working with the FBI and contacted the U.S. Attorney's Office aft...

Howard Fineman

Why Ashley Judd Flipped | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Wendell H. Ford is 88 years old, but still in full possession not only of his faculties but also of his role as the godfathe...

Ashley Judd Hints At Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

After weeks of denying speculation that she may run for the U.S. Senate, actress Ashley Judd publicly hinted on Friday her intention to run against Se...

Some Advice for Ashley Judd From a Kentucky Political Consultant

Matt Wyatt | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Matt Wyatt

Kentucky is my home, and recently, talk of our state's political future has made headlines everywhere. We don't mind the spotlight. But before our state's 2014 race for U.S. Senate heats up any further, I feel compelled to offer an open letter to Ashley Judd.

'Winter in Scotland': How Ashley Judd Will Force the Media to Develop a Sense of Humor

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics

As Judd has maintained a low profile while she considers challenging Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for his U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky in 2014, the media has applied Talmudic scrutiny onto every rumored utterance by the actress.

Jason Linkins

Daily Caller Reads Ashley Judd's Memoir, Finds Controversial Stuff Everyone's Been Talking About For Weeks | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

The Daily Caller read a book, and they don't like it, but maybe they finished it? So that's something, anyway. The book in question is "All That Is...

Kentucky Law Could Trip Up Ashley Judd's Race

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

If Ashley Judd follows through on her privately expressed intention to run for the U.S. Senate, she will have to move quickly to establish residency i...

Big Challenges Ahead For Ashley Judd

Salon | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

A report over the weekend suggested that actress Ashley Judd has decided to challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky next year....

Howard Fineman

Judd Planning To Announce Run For Senate, Sources Say | Howard Fineman | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Ashley Judd, the 44-year-old actress and social activist, has told key advisers and political figures that she is planning to anno...

Judd Blasts 'Patently Unacceptable' Attacks By Dem Group

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

Actress Ashley Judd on Tuesday waded deeper into speculation that she's preparing to mount a campaign against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (...

Ashley Judd Could Get The Last Laugh

Salon | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

For Democrats, a Judd candidacy might be a win-win — if not in Kentucky, then on the national stage....

Judd Praised As 'Serious Candidate'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear waded into the growing speculation over Ashley Judd's potential Senate candidacy on Thursday, praising the actress as a "v...

Judd Reportedly Holds Meeting To Talk Potential Senate Run

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

Actress Ashley Judd continued to stoke speculation about a potential Democratic Kentucky Senate run over the past week, holding meetings with key poli...

Ashley Judd Speculation Has Dems Calling 'Catastrophe'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

Rumblings about actress Ashley Judd's potential political ambitions are sparking some unease among Democrats in Kentucky. Recent speculation that J...

Ashley Judd vs. Mitch McConnell: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) would lead actress Ashley Judd by 9 points in a 2014 Senate matchup, a poll released Wednesday found. ...

Rove Talks Early Attacks On Ashley Judd

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

GOP strategist Karl Rove explained Thursday that his American Crossroads super PAC was intent on launching a sustained attack on actress and potential...

Karl Rove Takes On Ashley Judd

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

Karl Rove's American Crossroads is spending $10,000 on an online ad taking aim at actress Ashley Judd's political views -- the latest sign that her po...

Ashley Judd: 'People Of Kentucky Need A Fighter'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

Actress and liberal activist Ashley Judd continued to field questions about a prospective Kentucky Senate run over the weekend, telling reporters that...

Ashley Judd's Mother Weighs In On Potential Senate Run

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

Actress and political activist Ashley Judd hasn't decided if she'll mount a Democratic challenge against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky....

New Poll Weighs Ashley Judd vs. Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

An internal poll from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign shows him leading actress Ashley Judd by 4 points in a potential matchup for t...

Ashley Judd Reportedly Looking Into Kentucky Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Actress Ashley Judd was a huge supporter of President Barack Obama during his reelection campaign. Now she's reportedly exploring options to take down...

Ashley Judd Would Be Perfect For Kentucky Senate, Dem Strategists Say

Posted 11.09.2012 | Entertainment

With the most recent round of elections over, pundits have already pounced on the 2014 cycle. Some of the speculation has centered around actress and ...