Report: Ashley Judd to Announce Senate Run

Posted Sunday March 10, 2013 4:20 PM GMT

Though she has repeatedly denied the rumors, sources say Ashley Judd is ready to declare her candidacy for the U.S. Senate.

According to reports by The Huffington Post, the 44-year-old Democrat could make the announcement in early May to challenge Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, a five-term Republican.

A source told the Post that the often outspoken Democrat has talked to several of Kentucky's key Dems who have encouraged her to pursue a run for the seat.

Currently a resident of Nashville, the actress would have until November 2013 to move to Kentucky to be eligible for the 2014 midterm elections. It is expected that she would reside in Lexington, where she went to college.

Check back with GossipCenter as more details on Ms. Judd's possible run for US Senate become available.

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