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Ashley Judd Won’t Run

Hollywood actress Ashley Judd, star of Dolphin Tale and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, will not challenge Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky in 2014.

“After serious and thorough contemplation, I realize that my responsibilities & energy at this time need to be focused on my family,” Judd announced via Twitter on Wednesday.

Kentucky secretary of state Allison Lundgren Grimes, a Democrat, is widely suspected to be considering a run:

Andrew StilesAndrew Stiles is a political reporter for National Review Online. He previously worked at the Washington Free Beacon, and was an intern at The Hill newspaper. Stiles is a 2009 ...


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