When the President collapses on the eve of his State of the Union, it's diagnosed as the flu. But when the First Lady cancels a trip and rushes home to look after him, Leo suspects the first family is hiding something about Bartlett's medical condition. Written by
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The title of this episode comes from Article II Section III of the U.S. Constitution, which calls for the state of the union. See more
President Bartlet promises the Secretary of Agriculture that next year, during the State of the Union, the Surgeon General will be given the duty of being the one person in the Order of Succession who will not attend. The Surgeon General is not in the order of succession. The only non-Secretary in the Cabinet who is in the order of succession is the Attorney General. See more
[POTUS didn't call Abbey when he collapsed because he had to go to the situation room to deal with Pakistan and India
I don't care if Canada invaded Michigan, Jed. You call me.
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