Democrats are probably breathing a sigh of relief on the news that Ashley Judd won’t be running against Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell. But I’m sure Republicans are disappointed, she really would have given them plenty of fodder. It certainly would have been fun for political bloggers.
She tweeted her decision, according to Fox News.
The former Kentucky resident tweeted her decision.
“Regretfully, I am currently unable to consider a campaign for the Senate. I have spoken to so many Kentuckians over these last few months who expressed their desire for a fighter for the people & new leader,” Judd wrote.
“While that won’t be me at this time, I will continue to work as hard as I can to ensure the needs of Kentucky families are met by returning this Senate seat to whom it rightfully belongs: the people & their needs, dreams, and great potential. Thanks for even considering me as that person & know how much I love our Commonwealth. Thank you!” (Read More)
Judd doesn’t even live in Kentucky, she lives in Tennessee.