There was speculation in December of last year that Affleck would run for Senate in Massachusetts, to replace Secretary of State John KerryJohn KerryTrump's VP: Top 10 contenders Peace equality and stability for religious minorities Kerry hopes to salvage frayed Syrian peace MORE. Affleck, a Boston native, and Kerry are close. The actor campaigned for Kerry's presidential campaign in 2004.
Affleck has remained politically active through his Eastern Congo Initiative and he's testified on Capitol Hill about ending the war in the Congo. He also held a fundraiser for Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenClinton slams Trump, but stops short of calling him racist or sexist Kasich paints himself as 'our only hope' in 'Star Wars'-themed ad White House weighs overtime rule changes MORE's 2012 Senate campaign.
Garner said she would support her husband if he makes the political leap.
"I'm along for the ride," she told the magazine.