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Ashley Judd Senate

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 ...

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 ...

It Took Some Time, but Now I Am a Taylor Swift Groupie! (Okay, a Big Fan)

Liz Smith | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

While I don't even imagine what "dub-step" means, I want to say that having seen many of the greats in concert -- the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Madonna, and on and on... I loved Taylor Swift and what she has done with her 22-or-23 year life.

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...

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...

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
Jonathan_Miller

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Senate Prospects of Ashley Judd

Alan Schroeder | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

For a non-traditional candidate like Ashley Judd, a Senate run poses both opportunity and risk. A realistic assessment of her prospects begins with an acknowledgement of the challenges she faces, particularly in three key areas: show business, roots, and politics.

Republicans Mock Judd Again

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

Ashley Judd hasn't officially announced a Senate run yet, but Republicans are making it increasingly clear that they view her as a legitimate politica...

Judd Picks Up More Support

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Actress Ashley Judd won praise from the highest ranking Democrat in Kentucky's state Legislature on Thursday, the latest chapter in ongoing speculatio...

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 (...

Judd Headed To Washington As Speculation Swirls

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

Actress and prospective Democratic Kentucky Senate candidate Ashley Judd is set to appear in Washington, D.C. later this week at two public events, wh...

Judd Senate Buzz Has Some Democrats Convinced

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

Actress Ashley Judd has yet to announce a final decision about challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in 2014, but the ongoing spe...

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...

McConnell Takes A Jab At Ashley Judd

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) kicked off advertising for his reelection campaign on Tuesday, releasing a lengthy web video seeking to...

Trump Blasts Ashley Judd Attack Ad

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

Real estate mogul Donald Trump had harsh words on Wednesday for an American Crossroads ad targeting a potential Ashley Judd Senate campaign in Kentuck...

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. ...