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Ashley Judd exploring Senate run
Politico, by Manu Raju

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/4/2012 1:31:11 PM

Ashley Judd vs. Mitch McConnell? It might not be as far-fetched as you think. The Hollywood movie star and eighth-generation Kentuckian is seriously exploring a 2014 run for the Senate to take on the powerful Republican leader, four people familiar with the matter tell POLITICO. In recent weeks, Judd has spoken with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) about the possibility of a run, has discussed a potential bid with a Democratic pollster and has begun to conduct opposition research on herself to see where she’s most vulnerable in the Bluegrass State, sources say.

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Just what we need. Another moron like Al Franken in Washington. s/o

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: msctex1, 12/4/2012 1:37:31 PM     (No. 9048183)

And when one digs through the bottom of the rabbit hole, one finds oneself here.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: frenesi1, 12/4/2012 1:37:48 PM     (No. 9048184)

She is a hateful, screeching pro-abort. I hope the people in Kentucky have more brains than the ones in Minnesota.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: god of irony, 12/4/2012 1:41:21 PM     (No. 9048189)

She doesn´t even live in Kentucky.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: triggerberg, 12/4/2012 1:41:35 PM     (No. 9048190)

Never mind a parliament of whores, we´re rapidly moving toward a full-press government of buffoons.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: QRP, 12/4/2012 1:45:12 PM     (No. 9048199)

Ah movie stars - What don´t they know?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 12/4/2012 1:47:33 PM     (No. 9048204)

I hope she considers it if only for the entertainment value of a Family Tree shaking. Her mother and her sister are both certifiable!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: eorsc, 12/4/2012 1:48:38 PM     (No. 9048207)

Ashley Judd is smart with the creds to do this, but she appears to be a far left Democrat. Talking to Gillibrand sort of proves that!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: KG4Bush, 12/4/2012 1:54:19 PM     (No. 9048222)

There are many things that US is following Japanese footsteps. This is one of them. Japanese political party brought the "stars" to get the number of the seats solely because they are known just like Judd. Besides, the other side is the perfect old outdated senator whom they will claim that is out of touch. Japan is full of part-timers and USA will be full of part-timers who work less than 30 hours a week. And Obamacare will cause forever red-ink for USA, just like medical cost is causing forever red-ink for Japan.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Vivi, 12/4/2012 2:01:48 PM     (No. 9048236)

Oh why not? Bread and circuses baby. Bread and circuses. I predict zero gotcha questions and fawning coverage.

I´m pretty close to believing the only way out of it is through it. Perhaps our media run government should sink to the most ridiculous level possible. Meanwhile the story almost writes itself doesn´t it? Woo hoo Senator Judd! I can almost already hear Kerry, Franken, and whathisname from New York calling her ´´my good friend from Kentucky´´. Jeeze Louise the people we send to DC.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 12/4/2012 2:05:46 PM     (No. 9048242)

I used to have nothing but respect for her as she was able to carve out her own successful showbiz career after getting no help from her mom & sister. Then - she opened her mouth.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/4/2012 2:13:02 PM     (No. 9048254)

She is a far lefty whacko... with a lot of baggage, like mental problems. The MSM will never cover it though.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: gagolfer, 12/4/2012 2:29:28 PM     (No. 9048282)

She has suffered from depression, along with millions of others. I wouldn´t vote for her because of her political beliefs or what I know of them so far, but are we really back in the Dark Ages where someone who has been treated for depression (and is leading a normal and successful life now) can´t achieve or run for public office without being stigmatized? She has been open and public about her health problem so what is there to "cover"?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Tucker, 12/4/2012 3:03:57 PM     (No. 9048341)

OK...people. I don´t care if she has suffered from depression. Many have. However, that said, she is a true whack job. Have you ever watched her at a race when her husband wins...what an ego. It is all about her. He practically ignores her cause she is making a fool of herself. I think Washington has enough people who think the entire world revolves around them. I want someone elected who cares about the country and freedom for the people who live and work here. And, I don´t care how many degrees she has from wherever. Have family with many degrees from "good" places....no common sense, at all.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 12/4/2012 3:08:23 PM     (No. 9048346)

Oh, Miss Judd, what are your qualifications for running for high public office? May I see your resume? Have you run for public office before? Do you have relevant experience? Your education? Have you graduated from high school?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: gagolfer, 12/4/2012 3:14:48 PM     (No. 9048359)

Since you asked I looked it up. Graduated from the University of Kentucky Honors Program with a major in French. Nominated for Phi Beta Kappa.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/4/2012 3:19:31 PM     (No. 9048370)

Well, we can´t say she doesn´t meet the checklist of qualifications for a Dem candidate.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: helibobber, 12/4/2012 3:22:35 PM     (No. 9048376)

She´ll run and she´ll win. Ater all this is the country that re-elected Obama.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: earlybird, 12/4/2012 3:29:14 PM     (No. 9048390)

Her younger race driver husband would probably be thrilled to have her do something that would get her out of pit row. She is the kind of wife that the racers loathe.

The worst was when she tried to climb atop his car at Indy and HE had to fend her off. Sensible people don´t climb on those $$$$ cars.

Her TV series was awful and lasted about a nanosecond. Two or maybe three episodes. Poof!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 12/4/2012 3:30:30 PM     (No. 9048392)

If Al Franken can get elected to the Senate and Obama can get himself elected and re-elected, why not Ashley Judd?
America´s through. Done. Finished. We can quit worrying about our country now and just concentrate on saving ourselves.
It was a great 230 years. But it´s over.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/4/2012 4:08:09 PM     (No. 9048465)

@#13: The more problems Judd has the more attractive she becomes to the dems and libs.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Rubinski, 12/4/2012 4:32:31 PM     (No. 9048502)

I remember a few years ago she was prominent in some sort of rally that lauded abortion. It could have been up to 10 years ago, but I haven´t forgotten her participation.

She makes me sick.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: vesicant, 12/4/2012 4:57:45 PM     (No. 9048551)

Another useless Hollywood moonbat who´s lost what looks she had and is looking for something to do in between Pilates and Zumba classes.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: LadyHen, 12/4/2012 5:37:06 PM     (No. 9048611)

"It’s unconscionable to breed with the number of children who are starving to death in impoverished countries. I know it’s a strong opinion a lot of people won’t agree with and that’s not to say some day I might not feel a different impulse.” ~~Ashley Judd

I haven´t heard her take on low talent actresses making untold millions of dollars producing sub-par movies while millions of Americans work 2 or 3 jobs just to get by. Guess that hits to close to home.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: aasilver, 12/4/2012 5:39:16 PM     (No. 9048617)

Do a google search of Ashley Judd porn

Very interesting.

She´ll make an outstanding Democrat Senator.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: oldsfc, 12/4/2012 5:45:46 PM     (No. 9048624)

How wonderful. Bozo versus boob.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 12/4/2012 6:08:06 PM     (No. 9048655)

Isn´t Jane Fonda available?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: AGGW, 12/4/2012 7:47:52 PM     (No. 9048768)

Oh brother. (Rolling eyes)

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