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Ben Affleck and Bill Clinton host fund-raiser

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Ben Affleck insists he doesn’t have political ambitions, but the “Argo” director does occasionally rub elbows with Washington types. Friday, Affleck and former president Bill Clinton are hosting an exclusive dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif., to talk about their humanitarian work. (That’d be the Clinton Foundation and Affleck’s Eastern Congo Initiative.) The fund-raiser includes a three-course meal prepared by New York chef Scott Conant and a performance by Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder.

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