The Campaign (2012) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • When Cam Brady (D-NC), a four-term Congressman, becomes a liability, the Motch brothers (think Koch brothers) recruit Marty Huggins, the son of a Republican heavy hitter, to run against him and be their vehicle to establish factories in the district that will import cheap Chinese labor. Trouble is, Marty is a lightweight, so his makeover falls to consultant Tim Wattley. The race tightens as Cam constantly shoots himself in the foot, while the prospect of winning also changes Marty and his family's dynamics. Meanwhile, Cam plays dirty, and Marty cottons on to the Moches' grand plan. What options do the rich have to get their way?

    - Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>
  • North Carolina's district 14 is about to elect a new Congressman. Cam Brady (D - Hammond) is running unopposed for a fifth consecutive term. After an affair and a massive scandal that follows, Brady's approval rating drops to the point where the billionaire Motch brothers find a candidate to replace him. They choose Marty Huggins (R - Hammond), the son of a famous republican, to run against Brady. This has the media interested as it could tip the scales with a slim majority in the House. As the campaign escalates, Brady constantly shoots himself in the foot, winning the approval and disapproval of the media. Will Marty Huggins trump Cam Brady, or will Cam Brady prevail and go on to yet another term?

    - Written by halo1k
  • An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers.

    - Written by jgp3553@yahoo.com


North Carolina's 14th district is about to select it's new Congressman - but they're unfortunately stuck with Camden Brady ( )...

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