Hank Williams, Jr. palled around with Alaska Governor Sarah Palin during her vice-presidential bid, making several stops with her on the campaign trail in support of the GOP ticket. Now it appears that Bocephus may have political aspirations of his own.

"You might be looking at the next senator from Tennessee, if this keeps up. And I ain't kidding!" Hank Jr. told Music City TV last week.

While he has yet to form an exploratory committee, establish a campaign headquarters, or officially declare himself a candidate for the office, Hank Jr. said he has recently talked to former Tennessee Senators Bill Frist and Fred Thompson.

Hank also revealed that Governor Palin's kids are huge fans of another pal of his -- Kid Rock. So, he put Kid on the phone with Palin and her children during 'Monday Night Football' last week. Naturally, they were surprised. Hank says they shrieked with delight.

"They were, 'Oh God!' It was funny. It was really funny," says Hank.

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