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Ashley Judd says she has no regrets about staying out of Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race

Actress Ashley Judd, who has studied sexual exploitation globally, was troubled by the sex trade in Nashville.
Actress Ashley Judd, who has studied sexual exploitation globally, was troubled by the sex trade in Nashville. McClatchy-Tribune

Actress and Kentucky native Ashley Judd said Thursday she had no second thoughts about her decision against challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race this year.

"At this time, absolutely not," Judd told Politico Thursday. "And I'm grateful for that because life is not always so tidy."

Read more from Ashley Judd's comments on Mitch McConnell on our Bluegrass Politics blog.

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