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Desperate Housewives star Roger Bart has joined Political Animals. Sigourney Weaver will star in the USA Network drama as Elaine Barrish, a former First Lady who becomes Secretary of State after losing the presidential nomination. Bart will appear as her rival Barry Harris, the Chief of Staff for new President Garcetti, reports Deadline. The actor previously played another Chief of Staff in NBC sci-fi drama The Event and has since had guest roles on CSI and Revenge. Oscar-nominated Dan Futterman will also feature in Political Animals as Alex Davies, the bureau chief of (more) »

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