Actress Ashley Judd exploring Senate run, sources say

The Hollywood star is also is reportedly weighing whether to wait until 2016 to instead take on freshman Sen. Rand Paul, Politico.com reports.

 

Actress Ashley Judd is seriously exploring a 2014 run for the Senate according to Politico.com to take on Mitch McConnell.

Four people familiar with the matter have shared the information.

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 told Politico.com.

Whether Judd jumps into the race remains far from certain. She’s reportedly also weighing whether to wait until 2016 to instead take on freshman Sen. Rand Paul, Politico reported.