Meet Hank the cat. Hank is an actual candidate for U.S. Senate in Virginia, vying for the seat vacated by Sen. Jim Webb. In reality, Hank is a simple 9 yr old Maine coon from Springfield, VA., and he was declared a candidate in October, as an effort by his owners Matthew O' Leary and Anthony Roberts to have a little fun, and blow off steam over all the negativity in political campaigns. Needless to say, Hank has an ad supporting his campaign. Check it out.