Covered at Reason 24/7: Ashley Judd Not Running for Senate in Kentucky


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Actress Ashley Judd had been considered a possible candidate to run against Republican Mitch Senate Minority Leader McConnell when he's up for re-election in 2014. Not going to happen.

From Politico:

Ashley Judd, the Hollywood movie star and eighth-generation Kentuckian, has decided not to launch a star-studded campaign to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Judd made her announcement via Twitter Wednesday afternoon.

No word yet on whether McConnell will face a primary challenge, though tea party activists seem inclined toward it.

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