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The celebrated ensemble drama following a U.S. president and his staff as they set public policy and face personal problems in a `parallel universe' (as one of the series' executive producers called it) that can be remarkably similar to the real one. An Em (more…)

Premiered: September 22, 1999

Rating: TV-14

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Season 2, Episode 6 The Lame Duck Congress

First Aired: November 8, 2000

Josh, Toby and Sam want the President to consider calling a lame-duck session of Congress to try to pass a test-ban treaty, and C.J. leaks news of this to Danny, who initiated the story in the first place by asking if the White House was "considering" calling the session. Meanwhile, Donna goes on the warpath over carpel-tunnel syndrome; Sam and Ainsley teach each other a thing or two; and a Ukrainian reformer (Eugene Lavarev) shows up---drunk---at the White House, demanding to see the President.

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