The Speaker of the House deliberately calls a vote on stem cell research when he knows that Democrats will be away from Washington; Donna, Cliff, Matt, and Josh must put aside their differences to foil the plan. Kate is shocked when a minor hunting mishap on the Canadian border threatens to become a major international incident. A Japanese economist who has been President Bartlet's arch-rival since college is attending a formal dinner at the White House, creating a potentially explosive situation. Toby tries to avoid meeting with a group of middle school children who want a constitutional amendment lowering the voting age. Written by
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[to the Canadian Ambassador
Ambassador, listen carefully. An hour ago, I reviewed the United States contingency plan to invade your country.
There's a contingency plan...
1789, amended in 1815. The calligraphy is beautiful. And if one more deal is floated in this room, I'm gonna ask DoD to reactive it.
Begin the Beguine
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra See more