25 December 2012 10:17 AM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Ben Affleck may make political movies, but that doesn’t mean he’s making a play for the real political stage. The actor, who had been the center of rumors last week about possibly running for U.S. Senate, shut down the speculation on his Facebook page Monday.

He posted:

I love Massachusetts and our political process, but I am not running for office. Right now it’s a privilege to spend my time working with Eastern Congo Initiative (Eci), supporting our veterans, drawing attention to the great many who go hungry in the U.S. everyday and using filmmaking »


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