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Actress Ashley Judd exploring a possible run for Senate in 2014

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Actress Ashley Judd addresses the crowd during the Tennesseans For Obama Benefit at The Cannery Ballroom on October 4, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Would you vote for Senator Ashley Judd? The actress is currently exploring a 2014 run against Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell. 

The actress has been an outspoken advocate for causes ranging from AIDS education to environmental matters, and in 2010 she completed her master's in public administration from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. She also served as a campaign surrogate for President Obama in 2008 and 2012.

Could she be a viable candidate? Ted Johnson, managing editor of Variety, joins the show to clue us in on the likelihood that Judd has a shot at the Senate.

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