Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 3/8/13

HOMESTEAD, FL - OCTOBER 02: Dario Franchitti of Scotland, driver of the Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda, celebrates winning the championship with wife Ashley Judd during the Cafes do Brasil Indy 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on October 2, 2010 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
A fixture at all big Kentucky Wildcats college basketball games, famous actress Ashley Judd is a UK superfan. Now the photogenic actress is taking up another activity away from acting. Given Kentucky’s chances of actually doing anything this March, maybe it’s the right time. She won’t be missing anything. Ashley Judd will still be a partisan in blue; just Democratic Party blue, and not Kentucky Wildcats blue. Ashley Judd is running and gunning for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s seat in 2014. Fox DC with more: “At least in Ashley’s mind, it is happening,” said the insider. “She has devoted herself to many important causes and stepped away from the Hollywood spotlight so this seems like the logical next step. I don’t know if she will be successful, but her heart is in the right place.” Judd, 44, has reportedly been meeting with well-financed Democratic donors, and last week ventured to Washington D.C for more public engagements.According to Don Peebles, Chairman and CEO of ...
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