While a live TV show is broadcast from the West Wing following the State of the Union, the staff must covertly deal with a hostage situation in Colombia. CJ learns that a special guest at the state of the union has a black mark on his record that could taint the administration. Ainsley Hayes is afraid to meet the President in person. Written by
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When Charlie interrupts Mrs. Bartlet reviewing the State of the Union on a recording, the last line heard from the speech talks about the "blue ribbon panel". When Charlie leaves and Abby resumes the recording, we hear President Bartlet repeat that same line again even though Abby had not rewound the recording. See more
You kicked off your re-election campaign and I'm sitting here eating a sandwich 'cause we had a deal.
References The Lone Ranger
West Wing Main Title
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more