Though the name of actress and Kentucky native Ashley Judd, 44, continues to be mentioned in discussions of possible candidates for the 2014 Senate election, the actress has yet to officially confirm that she will run.
Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye, the second-longest serving senator in the history of the United States, after Robert Byrd of West Virginia, and the highest-ranking Asian-American politician in American history, died Monday from respiratory complications.
Though Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky seat is not up for grabs until 2014, names for his upcoming opponent are already being brought up, and one of them happens to be Kentucky native and Kiss the Girls actress Ashley Judd, 44.
With the election a few days away, President Barack Obama received an endorsement from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Republican nominee Mitt Romney earned the backing of The Simpsons' own Montgomery Burns, voiced by Harry Shearer.
For what seems like forever, Democratic pundits have warned voters about the ills of a Mitt Romney presidency, should he win out on November 6. Among those are the repeal of Obamacare, an attack on women’s reproductive rights and an economy favoring only the wealthiest one percent.
NBC’s comedy, 30 Rock, took advantage of the upcoming presidential election in its latest episode, “Unwindulax,” which aired Thursday night. In the episode, Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) took Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) along with him to a Republican fundraiser in the hopes that Lemon’s liberal views would ruffle enough feathers to make the Republicans donate more money towards Mitt Romney’s campaign, which it did, and they did.
President Barack Obama, 51, is rising to new heights on the campaign trail — literally. On Sunday, Obama stopped his Florida bus tour in the small town of Fort Pierce, where he visited Big Apple Pizza and Pasta Italian Restaurant to congratulate owner Scott Van Duzer on his activism for the cause of donating blood, and got more than he bargained for when registered Republican Van Duzer gave the President a big bear hug and lifted him a few feet off the ground.
Saturday Night Live has always relied on political figures to provide a good deal of its spoofing material, and almost-presidential Republican candidate Mitt Romney is no exception. During the Republican primaries, comedian and SNL mainstay (but maybe not for much longer?) Jason Sudeikis has taken the reins poking fun of Romney as a mediocre and tepid candidate.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has won both the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary, meaning that enough plenty of people in at least two U.S. states are buying his message that he "knows what it's like" to face normal, common, average Joe American problems such as, you know, identifying the difference between a demitasse and a caviar spoon or, gee, deciding whether to accept KKR's offer of $1.