The West Wing (1999–2006)
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Mandatory Minimums 

A newly energized administration prepares to take on soft money, increase addiction treatment, and remove mandatory minimum sentencing.

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A newly energized administration prepares to take on soft money, increase addiction treatment, and remove mandatory minimum sentencing.

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3 May 2000 (USA)  »

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Trivia

One of the congressmen on Leo's list is Stackhouse who will be the subject of an episode in Season 2 when he filibusters Congress See more »

Goofs

When Leo confronts the congressional staffers he says that Vicodin and Percocet are Schedule II drugs, in the same legal category as opium. Percocet is Schedule II, but Vicodin is in the slightly lower Schedule III. See more »

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Josh Lyman: I'd like to clear up that I don't have suits for days of the week. This is just a regular suit.
Sam Seaborn: It's a nice suit.
Donna Moss: Sure it's a nice suit, it's his Joey Lucas suit.
Josh Lyman: Donna!
Donna Moss: I'm beginning to regret not getting the waffles.
Leo McGarry: I am beginning to regret having hired any of you! We have a 42% job approval and you're talking about waffles and something with Josh I don't understand.
Donna Moss: He's wearing a special suit for Joey Lucas.
Leo McGarry: You got dressed up for a guy named Joey?
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Connections

References Malice (1993) See more »

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West Wing Main Title
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony
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Shove your legislative agenda up your...
26 October 2012 | by (Estero Island) – See all my reviews

Bartlet throws down the gauntlet by naming two reformers to the Federal Election Commission. The debut of Kathleen York as Andrea, Toby's ex-wife. She's fun and spontaneous, and a perfect foil. Al Keifer and Joey Lucas spend time at the White House, providing numbers on Bartlet's campaign against racist drug laws. The Josh/Joey adorableness at its peak. The wonderful Bruce Weitz (Belker, HILL STREET BLUES) growls out a delightful Senate Majority Leader. Leo and Toby have a bang-up scene telling opposition staffers with bosses who have drug records in their families, that hypocrisy won't be tolerated. Another classic WEST WING New Jersey reference.


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