A crucial banking bill is at risk when political rivals of environmentally sensitive President Bartlet attach a land-use rider to it that would allow strip-mining some of the Montana wilderness. C.J. tries to stamp out rumors that the Chief Executive chastised the Vice President during a cabinet meeting. An overworked Leo isn't too keen on his independent daughter Mallory dating the handsome Sam. C.J. continues to fend-off the romantic charms of a perceptive reporter with a knack for sniffing out juicy stories. Former lovers Mandy and Josh clash over the administration's attempt to jettison the land-use rider that might also ruin passage of the more important banking bill. Written by
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When the vice-president comes into the oval office, the president is annotating a report; he appears to write something in the margin but when the camera turns, the paper has no annotations on. See more
I always knew the day would come when Sam would start selling off entire states, I was just hoping he'd start with Delaware.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more