Hoynes and Russell are campaigning in New York, confident of their prospects in the California primary. Santos needs to do unexpectedly well in California in order to stay financially afloat; another third place finish will see his donors shift their money elsewhere, finishing his campaign. Santos's message of education and health care is overshadowed when California passes a law prohibiting drivers licenses for illegal immigrants. Despite the bill being widely supported by most voters, Matt cannot publicly endorse it as he's counting on the support of Latino voters, who expect him to denounce it. Written by
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Jimmy Smits won the 2005 Imagen Award for Best Actor TV Drama for his work in this episode. This episode won the 2005 Imagen Award for Best Primetime TV Series, Drama See more
As the Santos campaign plane begins its descent into Sacramento, the pilot seems to say "Sacramento's Franklin (field)". While there is a Franklin Field south of Sacramento it is a small General Aviation field with no services and insufficient Runway Length/surface to handle a jet airliner. See more
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
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