The name Ben Affleck brings to mind numerous heartwarming funny and deeply serious films alike, but now the actor is taking up a more active role in politics as demonstrated by his appearance in Washington D.C. Speaking in front of the House Armed Services Committee, rumors of his future political involvement have already began to surface up to and including filling John Kerry's seat, should it be made open.
Ben Affleck appeared in Washington DC today to testify in front of the House Armed Services Committee. He later met up with Senator John Kerry and the Foreign Relations Committee. Ben's shining his star status on the humanitarian efforts taking place in the Congo and is pushing for increased support from the US in the region. Coincidentally, Ben's name's been swirling in political circles with rumors suggesting he could be among the contenders in the race to fill Senator John Kerry's seat, should it open up in the near future.