A possible third-party candidate threatens to upset the President's lead in the polls. As Qumar threatens to blame Israel for Shareef's death, Leo must convince the Israeli ambassador not to respond. Charlie teaches his new ward a lesson in basic government. When the committee in charge of presidential debates rules that there will only be two, Sam and CJ propose a risky strategy. Written by
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The football game the President is watching is a CFL game between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Calgary Stampeders. See more
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Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg
I can't believe how many times I get asked what would be a win in the debates. At this point I feel like if - and only if - Ritchie accidentally lights his podium on fire does the President have a fighting chance.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more