Josh trumps a potential Democratic challenger in a masterful political move and then hires the challenger's chief of staff and ex-girlfriend Mandy Hampton. Toby tries to warn Sam away from his friendship with the call girl, but to Toby's horror, Sam seems intent on reforming her. CJ tries to spin the latest clash between President Bartlet and Vice President Hoynes. After an American plane is shot down carrying Bartlet's physician, Bartlet's response leaves Leo worried about the President's response. Written by
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Josh and Donna are talking about football bets involving Central Indiana State. This is a fictitious institution. There is only an Indiana State See more
After Sam finds the call girl Laurie, she explains to him that she has broken some State laws, but claims to have never broken any federal laws. However in pilot she is shown in bed smoking marijuana which is a federal offense. See more
A vague quote from Hoynes will disappear by the end of the next news cycle. A fistfight between Leo and the Vice President's got juice.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
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