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Ashley Judd

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 ...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Push 2014 Campaigns To Earliest Start Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.), who faces the Senate's toughest reelection, spent the final days of June shooting campaign video -- for an ele...

New Twist In Probe Of Secret McConnell Tape

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

Department of Justice prosecutors in Washington have joined a probe into the secret taping of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) at a Febr...

What Happens in Bangladesh Does Not Stay In Bangladesh: Key Lessons for Retailers

Diana Mao | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Diana Mao

The bottom line is that from the top down, human beings have to be appreciated and not depreciated.

Man Admits To Secretly Recording McConnell

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A Kentucky man has admitted to secretly recording a private campaign meeting between Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and hi...

Former Miss America Draws Buzz As Potential McConnell Challenger

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Heather French Henry, a former Miss America pageant winner with strong political ties in Kentucky, is the latest Democrat to draw buzz as a potential ...

Peephole Journalism: Limiting the Public Gaze

Edward Wasserman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Media
Edward Wasserman

Each of us, if we have smartphones, can record and transmit video with more independence and greater reach than the top-tier broadcasters of a generation ago. We have the power to expose wrongdoing, and we also have the power to hasten the destruction of privacy.

Mitch McConnell Takes Heat For 'Despicable' Remarks

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

In the secretly captured audio recording of a campaign strategy session, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his staff didn't just prep...

Dem Who Hurled Blame At Group For McConnell Scandal Backtracks

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

An official with the Jefferson County Democratic Party in Kentucky who blamed two members of a liberal group for recording a campaign strategy meeting...

Liberal Group That Incurred Wrath Of McConnell Struggling Big Time

AP | BEN FINLEY | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The liberal super PAC from Kentucky that incurred the wrath of one of the country's most powerful Republicans is an organization of ...

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 ...

Liberal Group's Leader Big Witness In McConnell Probe

AP | ROGER ALFORD | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A liberal political fundraising group in Kentucky is being tied to a secret recording of a campaign meeting held by U.S. Sen. M...

McConnell Hit With Ethics Complaint After Judd Controversy

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been hit with an ethics complaint after a leaked tape revealed he was discussing with aides how to ...

Luke Johnson

McConnell: 'Nixonian' Progressives Bugged My Headquarters

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ducked questions Tuesday about whether it was appropriate for his campaign to target Ashl...

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...

Friday Talking Points -- Don Young Shows GOP How Not To Reach Out To Minorities

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While it certainly was (quoting the Flintstones theme) a "gay old time" in Washington this week, I have already spent the whole week on the subject, so I'm really only going to mention it in passing.

Why Mitch McConnell May Be More Worried

Roll Call | David Hawkings | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Ashley Judd’s decision to stay out of next year’s Kentucky Senate race absolutely won’t deprive Democrats of the sort of young woman who’s wel...

Ashley Judd, Please Reconsider!

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore

Before she decides to completely give up a career in public service, here are five things that Ashley Judd should know.

Howard Fineman

Why Ashley Judd Flipped

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

DSCC Plays Up March Madness In Ad Campaign Against Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee started its 2014 campaign season with an attack on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) this we...

Judd Senate Run Not Happening

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

Actress and activist Ashley Judd announced Wednesday she would not challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in 2014. Judd tweeted t...

An Open Letter About Ashley Judd

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
Chris Kelly

I don't know Ashley Judd -- I'm just a fan -- and I can say something she doesn't want to hear. She's not going to be the next United States Senator from Kentucky.

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...

Open Letter to Mitch McConnell, From a Kentuckian

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

You've let down the very same Kentuckians you were elected to represent, by choosing to first represent the interests of those who write your campaign checks.

'It's Going To Be Entertaining As Hell'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

Fox News host Sean Hannity made "a personal plea" to U.S. Senate hopeful Ashley Judd on Thursday: "Run, Ashley, run!" Hannity urged to the actress ...