Season 2, Episode 21 18th and Potomac
First Aired: May 9, 2001
With disastrous hypothetical polling numbers from Joey Lucas (Marlee Matlin) in hand, staffers prepare to announce the President's condition. But first, both Sam and Oliver Babish (Oliver Platt) question the First Lady (Stockard Channing) about the matter. Meanwhile, a crisis erupts in Haiti; Josh deals with Democratic senators who are less than enthusiastic about the Government's tobacco-industry suit; and male staffers can't help but give Mrs. Landingham (Kathryn Joosten) car-buying advice.
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- Premiered: September 22, 1999
- Rating: TV-14
- Premise: 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)