Judd in Beverly Hills in April. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)


“I cherish Kentucky, heart and soul. . . [but] we have just finished an election, so let’s focus on coming together to keep moving America’s families, and especially our kids, forward.”

Ashley Judd artfully non-denying interest in running for U.S. Senate in a statement to Us magazine. Kentucky pols are supposedly talking up the very serious actress/veteran celebvocate/loyal Wildcats booster as a 2014 challenger to Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), even though she currently lives in Tennessee, the Courier-Journal reports.

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