Ben Affleck on running for Senate: He didn't say 'no'
Ben Affleck didn't say much, but he didn't say "no" when pressed by Bob Schieffer to chat about the possibility that he might run for a Senate seat in Massachusetts should Sen. John F. Kerry, a Democrat, leave his post to become secretary of State.
"I'm not going to get into speculation about my political future," Affleck said in an interview taped for this Sunday's "Face the Nation" on CBS. "I do have a great fondness and admiration for the political process in this country."
He said he's pretty happy working from outside government right now, advocating on behalf of Congolese civilians through his Eastern Congo Initiative and using his film "Argo" to start a conversation on the United States' relationship with Iran.
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