It sure sounds like she is running:
Ashley Judd made a rare reference to her possible political aspirations today, saying her mother, country star Naomi Judd, can’t wait to turn her garage into campaign headquarters.
According to Cincinnati station WXIX-Fox 19,
Judd spoke about her future while giving the keynote address at the
American Counseling Association’s 2013 conference at the Duke Energy
Center in Cincinnati, which borders Kentucky.
Judd also tweeted about her speech,
saying, “Heartfelt thanks to American Counseling Assoc for having me as
your Keynote Speaker today. Thank you for your dedication to hope &
According to the station, Judd referred to her potential campaign
against Mitch McConnell and what is likely to be a large budget of
attack ads, saying when she started counseling she didn’t like to hear
criticism, which she said was ironic because she’s “about to get $40
million worth of it.”
Judd has only rarely spoken publicly of her political aspirations,
but is seriously considering entering the Democratic primary to take on
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (KY-R), according to Kentucky political sources.
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