Ben Affleck talks Congo in D.C.
Posted December 19, 2012
Ben Affleck, who just last week nabbed several Golden Globe nominations for his directorial effort Argo, was in the nation's captial Wednesday.
At a hearing on Capitol Hill, the Oscar-winning star testified before the House Armed Services Committee about security in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The issue is close to Affleck, who founded the Eastern Congo Initiative, a charity organization benefiting the African nation. One of the ECI's fundraising efforts includes the sale of chocolate bars available online and in Whole Foods stores.
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