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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Nothing matters more than winning. Not even what you believe in.
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Did You Know?
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
When McKay is laying on the couch with the cup, his arm and head changes position between camera shots. See more
You're the Democratic nominee!
You make it sound like a death sentence.
A Better Way
Music by John Rubinstein
Lyrics by David Colloff See more