Howard Fineman: Democrats Want Ashley Judd to Run Against Mitch McConnell in 2014

November 4th, 2012 12:13 PM

The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman said Sunday that Democrats in Kentucky are hoping actress Ashley Judd will run against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in 2014.

This happened on the syndicated Chris Matthews Show (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

"I’m already moving on to 2014," teased Fineman. "Democrats are desperate to beat Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, the icon of Republicanism in the Senate. They think they have a candidate in Kentucky to run against him."

"No kidding, Ashley Judd, who's from Kentucky and very active," Fineman continued with a straight face. "That's my old beat. They want her, I know they want her. The money people in Kentucky want Ashley Judd."

What actual political experience does Judd have to become a U.S. Senator?


I guess that makes her the perfect Democrat candidate.