Ben Affleck Running for Senate, Probably

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John Kerry and Ben Affleck pose for a photo during a meeting with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the U.S. Capitol on December 19, 2012 in Washington, DC.
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Why else did he respond to a question about a rumored Senate run by telling a Politico reporter, "That’s not what I’m here to talk about. I’m here to talk about what role we can place in making the Eastern Congo a better place"? Unless, you know, he actually did want to talk about East Congo, which we suppose is not impossible.