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Congresswoman Ashley Judd? Senator Judd? President Judd?

Is Ashely Judd eying the White House—or at least Capitol Hill? Could be, as she herself reveals today on Milling About.

“I just graduated Harvard [in May], from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and got a [Masters of Public Administration], and it was absolutely fabulous,” the Double Jeopardy star tells host Robin Milling.

CAPTION: "I cried in class I was so happy," the formerly depressed Ashley (above) tells us of completing her Harvard coursework.

"I cried in class I was so happy," the formerly depressed Ashley (above) tells us of completing her Harvard coursework.

“It’s a possibility that I could run for office some day. I mean, the Kennedy School is certainly the ultimate formal power factory, and I would consider myself reasonably well trained at this point because they are certainly fastidious and serious about imparting certain skills.”

But then the staunchly Democratic Ashely—whose latest flick, Helen, tells the story of a woman who has the perfect life, but whose world crumbles as her bipolar disorder re-emerges—tempers her enthusiasm about becoming an elected official.

“I’m not sure at this time it’s the best use of me,” she says. “I like my life being grassroots and visiting NGOs and spending time with people who are Continue reading