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Judd taking a look at Senate run

Ashley Judd. Ashley Judd.

FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky native Ashley Judd says she is taking a close look at running against Republican Senator Mitch McConnell in 2014.

Judd, a Hollywood actress, is in Washington D.C. for President Barack Obama's inauguration.

Saturday night, on her way to the Kentucky Society of Washington's Bluegrass Ball she told reporters, "The people of Kentucky need a fighter."

Judd would not say whether she has decided to mount a campaign.

She has been mentioned as a potential Democratic challenger to McConnell, who is the Senate Minority leader.

McConnell did not attend the Bluegrass Ball.

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