Senator Ben Affleck isn't happening. Yet.
In a new interview with Bob Schieffer, Affleck didn't deny that he would be interested in running as a candidate to replace John Kerry as U.S. Senator from Massachusetts should Kerry be nominated as Secretary of State, but said he was too busy at the moment to really consider it an option.
"For one thing, the state of Massachusetts has two extraordinary senators. So there is no vacancy," Affleck said. When pressed by Schieffer about what would happen if there was a vacancy, Affleck side-stepped this issue like an expert Washington insider. "Well, one never knows. I'm not one to get into conjecture."
Continued Affleck: "I do have a great fondness and admiration for the political process in this country, but I'm not going to get into speculation about my political future."
As Affleck told Schieffer, he likes being involved in government from the "outside, »
- Christopher Rosen
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