Can Ashley Judd Really Win?

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Actress Ashley Judd addresses the crowd during Tennesseans For Obama Benefit at The Cannery Ballroom on Oct. 4, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.

How do you move from Hollywood into politics? As Ashley Judd considers running for a Senate seat in Kentucky—she’ll reportedly announce her candidacy in May—people from former staffers to celebrities turned politicians think that she may just be able to beat Mitch McConnell in a race. Some tips for her from experts: move to Kentucky right now, keep the campaign inside the state, minimize the harm of having a well-documented celebrity career (too bad for Google). Either way, Republicans will have plenty of stuff to jump on when the race heats up.