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There aren't a lot of Hollywood conservatives in politics, but we might be getting one more.

According to The Palm Beach Post, Nick Loeb -- the boyfriend of "Modern Family" actress Sofia Vergara -- might make a bid in 2012 for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Bill Nelson. A Republican, Loeb said he won't emulate Jeff Greene, a billionaire Palm Beach resident who spent more than $23 million of his own money on an unsuccessful run last year.

According to the Post, "Loeb said he hasn't set a timetable for making a decision" and that Vergara's career will be a consideration.

"I'm not ready to overwhelm her with this," Loeb told the newspaper. "I want to make sure I do what's right for both of us."

Loeb, the son of former Ambassador John Loeb Jr., is a conservative. He made a previous run for local office -- unsuccessfully.
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BACE

I will run for President. If Sarah Palin does, why not me?

January 26 2011 at 4:30 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
jymwrite

I can see the campaign posters now: MEET SOPHIA VERGARA! her boyfriend is running for congress, he'll be there too!

January 26 2011 at 4:23 PM Report abuse +11 rate up rate down Reply
kingladekahn

Just stick to acting. Let the politicians screw up the country, we've got enough of those in the senate already. Al Franken is enough.

January 26 2011 at 3:52 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Brian Wunderman

how smart can you be to go to washington and leave that super beautiful woman behind ?

January 26 2011 at 3:39 PM Report abuse +6 rate up rate down Reply
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jymwrite

Ask Jeri Ryan's husband.

January 26 2011 at 4:23 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
tlawdy

Sure..."her career will be a consideration"....considering she is his claim to fame and will be financing his political ambitions...good luck Mr Sofia Vergera's boyfriend.

January 26 2011 at 3:02 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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