updated 07/25/2011 AT 7:00 AM ET
•originally published 07/26/2011 AT 12:20 PM ET
Is Sofia Vergara ready for Capitol Hill?
Her boyfriend of more than a year – Republican environmental businessman Nick Loeb, 35 – is considering a 2012 run for the Florida U.S. Senate seat.
“If he decides to do it, I think he will be amazing. My boyfriend is very inclined to politics and that’s his passion,” she says.