Ashley Judd http://wvxu.org en No Ashley Judd for Senate? No big deal http://wvxu.org/post/no-ashley-judd-senate-no-big-deal <p>Ashley Judd, actress and activist, after months of speculation and a lot of conversations with political consultants and pollsters, tweeted out her intentions this week.<br>&nbsp;</p><p>She will not be a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2014. The Kentucky Democratic Party will have to find someone else to take on Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell.<br>&nbsp;</p><p>So much for that. That political bubble burst pretty quickly.</p><p>Democratic party leaders in Kentucky did not appear to be shedding any tears.</p> Sun, 31 Mar 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 10892 at http://wvxu.org No Ashley Judd for Senate? No big deal Ashley Judd ready to take on Mitch McConnell? http://wvxu.org/post/ashley-judd-ready-take-mitch-mcconnell <p>Ashley Judd, the actress and social activist, is planning on running for Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell's Senate seat in Kentucky, according to <a href="http://013/03/09/ashley-judd-senate-run_n_2843852.html">a Huffington Post story </a>based on sources.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 19:47:51 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 10157 at http://wvxu.org Ashley Judd ready to take on Mitch McConnell? Rove's Super PAC takes on Ashley Judd http://wvxu.org/post/roves-super-pac-takes-ashley-judd <p>Actress Ashley Judd, who has been talked about as a potential opponent in 2014 for Kentucky's Sen. Mitch McConnell, is the subject of a digital attack ad put on the internet by GOP strategist Karl Rove's Super PAC, American Crossroads GPS.</p><p>The ad mocks Judd, who studied at the University of Kentucky,&nbsp;for being a Tennessee resident and a "Hollywood liberal," who would follow President Obama lock-step if elected.</p><p>You can watch the ad <a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/crossroads-ad-mocks-radical-ashley-judd-87252.html">here.</a></p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 13:24:41 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 8936 at http://wvxu.org Rove's Super PAC takes on Ashley Judd