Jennifer Lopez and Sen. Barack Obama
Dara Kushner/INF; Jason Reed/REUTERS/Landov
06/12/2008 AT 03:55 PM EDT
Call her Jenny on the Hill.
met with Barack Obama's staff this week as she toured Washington to talk about issues close to her heart.
"Tuesday afternoon, Ms. Lopez was on the Hill with her sister to meet
with staff members of several senators to discuss issues she is
interested in, such as health care and education," her rep says. "She did visit Obama's office, but the senator was not there. She did not meet him, but did discuss health care with members of his staff."
The mother of twins
, Max and Emme, had a straightforward meeting, according to Obama's spokesman.
"She just came in for the meeting and departed," says the spokesman. He adds: "It was not campaign-related."
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