After a Republican commentator trounces Sam on television, President Bartlett decides to hire her over the objections of the staff. Josh and Toby mediate a conference between U.S. drug companies and an African President whose country is dying of AIDS. Written by
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The theme tune used for the fictional TV series "Capital Beat" is the same one used for the real "ITN News at 10" in the UK. See more
Ainsley is alerted to a call from the White House by the phone number 456-1414 showing up on her caller ID. White House phones will not show up on caller ID as anything more than the area code (though the recipient would know it was a White House call, since most blocked calls don't display the area code). See more
The bill contained plenty of money for textbooks, Mark, and anyone who says otherwise is flat-out lying. And we should tell the truth about this. Textbooks are important, if for no other reason than they'd accurately place the town of Kirkwood in California and not Oregon.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more