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Decision 2014: Judd drag?

KENTUCKY: “Actress Ashley Judd’s movement toward a Senate run against Minority Leader Mitch McConnell makes Democrats in Washington, D.C., happy,” Roll Call writes. “But back in Kentucky, for many Bluegrass State Democrats, a potential Judd run brings a different feeling: heartburn.”

A Republican polling firm, Harper, shows Minority Leader Mitch McConnell leading Judd 49%-40% in a hypothetical matchup. (H/T: Politcal Wire.)

NEW JERSEY: Rep. Rob Andrews, who once himself tried to challenge Frank Lautenberg (and lost) defended Cory Booker: “I think he’s tried to be respectful of the senator’s choice, but made it clear he’d like to serve in the Senate and I think that’s very legitimate.”