Ashley Judd: I’m NOT Running For Senate

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By Daniel Gates

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Ashley Judd will NOT be running for the U.S. Senate in 2014.

The actress-activist announced her decision on Twitter on Wednesday, following weeks of serious speculation that she’d challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky.

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

She continued, “Regretfully, I am currently unable to consider a campaign for the Senate.”

Judd vowed to fight for Kentucky’s families even though it won’t be as the Democratic candidate for Senate next year.

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