Deputy counsel Joe Quincy is quietly enlisted by Toby to approach the ailing Chief Justice about possible retirement. With Josh still incapable of lobbying effectively, Leo brings in help to hammer out the budget, but success looks a long way off with a hostile Speaker making negotiations tricky. Written by
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received an Emmy nomination in 2004 for his portrayal here of Joe Quincy. See more
Chief Justice Ashland says that he would want an experienced judge to replace him. He suggests a New York State supreme court judge. But a "New York supreme court" is a trial court, the lowest level of court. The New York court of last resort is called the New York Court of Appeals. Chief Justice Ashland probably does not want a state trial court judge to replace him on the Supreme Court. See more
Another continuing resolution 'til Christmas is done.
You gotta be kidding you let it drag on that long they'll try to de-fund the Yule Log.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more