That was a short time ago. Since then, it appears things are beginning to change:
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) said at a news conference Tuesday that he has spoken with actress Ashley Judd and that he thinks she’s looking hard at running for Senate.
“I talked to her again the other day. She called me, and we had a good conversation,” Beshear said at a news conference. “I would say without getting into the specifics of the conversation, I’m convinced that she is seriously considering a race for the United States Senate in the Democratic primary, and we’ll see where it goes.”
Ok. So perhaps this isn't THAT much earth shattering news but there is no question this U.S. Senate Race in Kentucky is not any ordinary race. For an actress like Ashley Judd or even anyone in her realm to consider making a career transition to work in federal government, that's a big commitment.
But it doesn't appear the transition will be that difficult at all for Judd.
Here's a video of Judd at a women's rights discussion at George Washington University:
Unfortunately, I cannot embed the entire video through C-Span but here's the link to the full speech:
More videos in general of Ashley Judd with fire in her belly:
So enough, we know Ashley Judd knows people want her to run for the U.S. Senate. Providing she is of course considering running still, let's help the DSCC get ready as well:
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Phone (202) 224-2447
Fax (202) 969-0354
For general information email firstname.lastname@example.org