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Shailene Woodley doesn’t rule out run for political office

Shailene Woodley isn’t ruling out a run for office some day.

The 24-year-old star of the “Divergent” film series said she’d consider a future run, though she’s more focused now on getting fellow millennials engaged with the political process.

“We’ve got to get some progressives in office. We’ve got to engage millennial voters not only to vote but to run,” Woodley told The Hill this week.

{mosads}“I don’t know, I wouldn’t say never,” she added of her own prospective campaign.

Susan Sarandon, who has been active in progressive causes for decades, said she could do more good “from the outside than the inside,” ruling out her own run for office.

But she said Woodley and “Gasland” director Josh Fox, who were both in Washington, D.C., with Sarandon this week, might make a difference in office.

“Some of these people will run. Maybe Josh will run, maybe Shailene will run,” Sarandon said.

Woodley, Sarandon and Fox were in the nation’s capital this week to promote their opposition to the construction of an oil pipeline near Native American land in North Dakota.

Watch the video above to hear the stars discuss a run for office and advocate for a court injunction to stop construction of the pipeline.


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