Democratic Challengers en Ashley Judd Hints At Senate Run In Ohio Speech <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Actress Ashley Judd gave a not-so-subtle hint on Friday that she's nearing a decision about seeking the Democratic nomination to run against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">In a speech at an American Counseling Association meeting in Cincinnati, Judd said she once didn't like criticism, which she said is ironic because she's "about to get $40 million worth of it." WXIX-TV first reported Judd's comments Friday.</span></p> Sat, 23 Mar 2013 00:09:57 +0000 Associated Press 29070 at Ashley Judd Hints At Senate Run In Ohio Speech Grimes Mum On Senate Run <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Speculation is swirling in the national media whether Kentucky’s Secretary of State will eventually announce her intention to challenge Republican Mitch McConnell for his Senate seat.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Democrat Allison Lundergan Grimes was on the UK campus Wednesday to lead a panel discussion on civic engagement and was asked more than once to comment on the rumors. &nbsp;&nbsp;The Secretary, however, was more comfortable talking about the fate of the so-called military voting bill, currently in legislative limbo.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:17:10 +0000 Alan Lytle 28930 at Grimes Mum On Senate Run