Californian lawyer Bill McKay fights for the little man. His charisma and integrity get him noticed by the Democratic Party machine and he is persuaded to run for the Senate against an apparently unassailable incumbent. It's agreed he can handle it his own way, on his own terms. But once he's in the race and his prospects begin to improve, the deal starts to change. Written by
Jeremy Perkins <email@example.com>
Nothing matters more than winning. Not even what you believe in.
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A prop campaign button from this film is on display at the Smithsonian's Museum of American History in Washington. It is on display with several authentic campaign buttons. See more
Laying across the couch, McKay's arm & head change positions between camera shots. See more
[Introducing McKay to fund-raiser dinner audience
Seriously folks, you better watch your step when he comes out here because he's a man who shoots from the hip and a man who's hip when he shoots. Join me in welcoming Bill McKay!
Referenced in Scandal: The Candidate
A Better Way
Music by John Rubinstein
Lyrics by David Colloff See more