Hoynes and Russell are campaigning in New York, confident of their prospects in the California primary. Santos needs to do unexpectedly well in California in order to stay financially afloat; another third place finish will see his donors shift their money elsewhere, finishing his campaign. Santos's message of education and health care is overshadowed when California passes a law prohibiting drivers licenses for illegal immigrants. Despite the bill being widely supported by most voters, Matt cannot publicly endorse it as he's counting on the support of Latino voters, who expect him to denounce it.
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won the 2005 Imagen Award for Best Actor TV Drama for his work in this episode. This episode won the 2005 Imagen Award for Best Primetime TV Series, Drama See more
A scene takes place inside the Vice President's airliner, which has the call-sign Air Force Two. This aircraft at time of filming was a Boeing C-32 (a modified Boeing 757). The set used for the scene is The West Wing's set for Air Force One, a modified wide-body Boeing 747, and the stairs to the upper-deck briefly appear. The C-32 is a narrow-body airliner without an upper-deck. See more
You know, when I got out of the Marines, I hadn't been around my old neighborhood in Houston in a few years. I had just gotten this job offer from the Pentagon, and it required a full FBI background check. After a few weeks, the investigators - they came up to me, and they said, "We can't give you the job. We've interviewed all your old friends and neighbors. They can't confirm anything, not even your name." So I hop a plane, go back to the old block. I see my neighbor's 11- and 13-year-old ...
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
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