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Ben Affleck might be trading the Hollywood hills for Capitol Hill.
With Senatpr John Kerry being a top choice for replacing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Affleck is one of the names floating around to take Kerry’s seat in the Senate.
“One never knows. I'm not one to get into conjecture,” Affleck told CBS’ Face The Nation host Bob Schieffer, reported by USA Today.
The actor visited the Capitol Wednesday to testify in front of the House Armed Services Committee on security in the Congo. Affleck has been active in the Democratic Party for years.
According to CBS News Affleck said, "I like to be involved. Right now I'm really happy being involved from the outside in government, advocating for the Congolese, taking this move that I made, Argo, and it's really become a springboard for dialogue about our relationship with Iran, which is, you know, as Hillary Clinton said, the most pressing foreign policy issue today -- so I got a lot on my plate.”
The actor never confirmed or denied whether or not he would ever get more involved with politics in the future.
“I do have a great fondness and admiration for the political process in this country," Affleck said. "It's a big deal for me to come down here and be on your show that I've watched so much, but I'm not going to get into speculation about my political future.”