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Former CIA agent Elizabeth Faulkner McCord is suddenly thrust into the position of US Secretary of State where she must quickly learn to drive international diplomacy, wrangle office politics and balance a complex family life.

Season 1

Aired 2 years ago - May 03, 2015

When Elizabeth confronts her former friend Juliet, she flashes back to when then-CIA Director Dalton offered her a job that would have changed the course of her life. Also, Stevie and President Dalton’s son, Harrison (Jason Ralph), begin a relationship that will have consequences.

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We are squandering valuable resources
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Okay. Let's see it.
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is on his way to your office.
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- Okay. - Show them they can win this war without it.
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Welcome. Can, uh, Blake get you...
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...but you will stand before that committee
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I'm sure they wouldn't find some
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- You need a lawyer. - I don't want a lawyer.
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- Are you good with this? - Uh, yes, uh, anything to help, ma'am.
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Kind of sexy... a guy in stained work clothes.
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how much it would suck. Now we know.
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Well, I-I've been saying since day one.
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Let tell you something, Henry.
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Okay, this is a very hard thing for me to say.
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Or perhaps you would like to ask her?
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And I never get credit for that.
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It looks like Christmas morning.
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Elizabeth, I am strongly advising you
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Feel free to jump in here any time you want and cheerlead.
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Believe me.
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- Mike, got it. - Okay.
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- Night. Bye. - Mm-hmm.
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- Absolutely not. - I-I know. I know.
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George said that someone in the CIA was behind Marsh's murder,
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This whole thing just... lacks integrity.
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What?
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This was so awesome.
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that or the fact that we can't give away
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The one thing it's not going to do is take back 9/11.
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Conrad is depending on me.
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Tell me there's no way you shared classified information
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I just wanted to give you a heads-up, but I-I don't know
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We're taking a lap.
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to reason that we should receive access to all decisions,
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and I'm prepared to take the oath.
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hell, I'll be the first one to man the barricades.
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of Title 18.
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Totally. But if I can escort us back to Earth,
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and that is a brave and rare thing.
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he has this whole traitorous thing going on.
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Do you have something you want to talk about
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They're citing extraordinary circumstances
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to the operation, which had to be eliminated...
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When Marshall's plane went down, George...
Aired 2 years ago - Apr 26, 2015

As Elizabeth prepares for the arrival of Iranian President Shiraz to sign a nuclear treaty, she uncovers a top secret plot to assassinate him on United States soil. At the same time, she must deal with a massive protest by the Human Rights Campaign in response to Iran’s plans to stone a gay citizen to death. Also, Elizabeth sees a therapist (Marsha Mason) to deal with her PTSD. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 years ago - Apr 12, 2015

While Henry is in Russia giving a lecture on fundamentalism, Elizabeth must navigate tricky political waters when a Russian nuclear submarine vanishes in American waters. Also, Stevie breaks up with her older boyfriend.

Aired 2 years ago - Apr 05, 2015

Elizabeth and President Dalton work together to solve the Greek debt crisis, but not everyone at home is happy with the agreement. Meanwhile, Henry mulls over a new job offer, and Stevie reconnects with her childhood friend, the President’s son.

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I strongly recommend that you scuttle this agreement
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- to sign the deal. - It's not the best time.
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I agree that it's wrong to throw away food,
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- He's colorblind. - He's-he's a guy?
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You should be way better at this.
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baseball cap and sunglasses disguise
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You know? We could be like we used to be, only smarter
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"Under cover of darkness, Global M-7 Hedge Fund owner
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Hey, has anyone pointed out that Sparta was not a democracy?
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The summit has a reputation for being a party conference.
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Really? I was gonna say money.
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After the Munsey scandal,
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Or as my own military ethics professor once said,
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and a little paranoid.
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People get better.
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- in a slow, sexy voice? - Come on.
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A religious scholar teaching at the National War College?
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I'll get into it.
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But appointed by your president, Madam Secretary.
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Did she just dis-invite us to the party?
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I've been back channeling with the IMF.
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But the best thing you can do for your people and the world
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Spiros, sometimes we have to bear the brunt of criticism
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Ooh, the cauliflower looks good.
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But did somebody really ask you not to run for a second term?
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Instead, I'm shut out of the entire discussion,
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Yeah. I have no clue what you're saying.
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We need something... some solution now.
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but he hasn't been answering my texts since then.
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anybody who wasn't up to that could leave,
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From me, to be exact.
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If you know my work, you know that I've been
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What?
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but they were getting a little antsy about global depression.
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Nature calls the same in any language.
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Now.
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you don't have enough authority to hold anyone's attention.
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Uh, you're looking at it.
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and then I had to move back in with my parents.
Aired 2 years ago - Mar 29, 2015

While Elizabeth seeks a diplomatic solution to a doomsday cult in Bolivia, a congressman attempting to negotiate with its leader is taken hostage. Meanwhile, Elizabeth and Henry meet Stevie’s much older boyfriend.

Aired 2 years ago - Mar 22, 2015

As Elizabeth struggles to hold herself together emotionally following the attack in Iran, she works to prevent an ecological disaster in the Amazon, and prepares for a national television appearance on “Face the Nation.” Also, she and Henry disagree about the level of protection Jason should have at his new school.

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Man who literally threw himself in front of bullets
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Then, um, I just need to draw your blood.
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blood. Um...
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to the porcelain sink in time.
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but if we want to have a voice in the decision,
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Madam Secretary, I'm busy, and I'm sure you are, too,
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So, sorry if that's not helping you grease the wheels.
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Although, that was quite an outburst.
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I'd like to revisit the security issue if I may.
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Besides, you said you wanted Jason to have as normal
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I have to get back to work, so I'll see you tonight.
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You serve in the Corps?
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I'm just curious how it looked to you.
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the entire Selva Region into a protected preserve.
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the Colombians, how that's working out for the environment.
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welcome to Face the Nation.
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by your unprecedented trip to Iran.
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And then, you had to pick, like, the biggest guy on the planet
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- I am doing the show. - Yes, ma'am.
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we can save one of the most
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so he can go back to Ecuador and...
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China would be forced to respond.
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shown any interest in at 3:30 in the morning?
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Took a detour from his White House visit
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Hey, come on, honey.
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The West did just that for centuries, including to China.
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How are your children?
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Will you excuse me for a minute?
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Oh, God.
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and it passed and I'm fine.
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Implying that the secretary
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Obviously, we need to push back Face the Nation for at least
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on such a serious issue,
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- such short notice. - I'm not going to embarrass you.
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foundation to save
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my big brother Kenny took me fishing
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I won't bore you with my triggers.
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Well, her last text said she was resting...
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I didn't tell anyone...
Aired 2 years ago - Mar 15, 2015

Elizabeth secretly travels to Iran in an attempt to prevent a coup that could impact President Dalton’s administration. Also, she brings her staff up to speed on the investigation into Marsh’s death.

Aired 2 years ago - Mar 08, 2015

Elizabeth heads to Turkey to mend political relations after the Turkish government releases a video that could be damaging to the CIA. Also, Jason is threatened with expulsion after punching a bully at school.

Aired 2 years ago - Mar 01, 2015

Elizabeth is humiliated at a public budget hearing when her staff fails to find the corruption that exists in her microloan program. Also, the investigation into Marsh’s death continues.

Aired 2 years ago - Jan 11, 2015

Elizabeth pushes for the prosecution of a Bahraini diplomat after he is caught holding a maid hostage in his home. Henry's father comes to visit.

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Bye.
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Well, then I am definitely... unwriting it.
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How do we do that with the Hassanis holed up
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What I'm getting at here...
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- Let's eat. It's ready. - God, let's do.
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Foreign labor is a threat to my guys' jobs.
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Yeah, of course, you would.
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Blake, will you get Matt and Daisy in here?
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on the base in Manama.
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Yousif Obaid, King Naheen's eldest.
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And, also,
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Please don't be coy, Madam Secretary.
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But if it does, I'll see you in the Oval Office.
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And... I just can't get on board with her side.
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you've detained a consular officer,
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I need you to release the Hassanis
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Who's talking here, Joey? You or your father?
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I promise. I mean, the food's gonna suck, but...
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But I came here today to tell you in person:
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What? Prince Yousif assured me
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Including our outrage that I was forced
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Now we are actually in a position to effect change.
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A prince and a secretary of state.
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with someone who condones human trafficking?
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Chip off the old block.
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in the ceremony.
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Are you sure?
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- And... - Haven Costello.
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Oh, and here I thought you came to see the family.
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They said that you're hardly even at the hall anymore.
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You won't have to worry about that.
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I just wish her circumstances had allowed her
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He was a member of Al-Jinna, a radical opposition party.
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I don't know yet. This is complicated.
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Okay, a little help interpreting that?
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to come out against the Hassanis.
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the security of the Middle East hangs in the balance.
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I'm so very sorry for your loss.
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He was always trying to convince you of something.
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Uh, hey, if anyone asks,
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For the last six years,
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right here on Earth.
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Aired 2 years ago - Jan 04, 2015

When a Texas state trooper is killed by a Mexican cartel smuggler, Elizabeth arranges an extradition deal before going on vacation to celebrate her 25th wedding anniversary in New York City. However, when political issues arise around the case, she is forced to cut their trip short. Also, Elizabeth’s son injures himself while Blake is watching him. MORE -LESS

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Even before you were Secretary of State.
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That's Rafael Lopez.
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We don't have a choice.
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Born in Connecticut,
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- Oh... - Oh.
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Oh, Jay, you're right.
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And it should not be about how Italy is run
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Mom, everything is gonna be fine.
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for Deputy Cushing to give him a call
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...was murdered.
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Why don't we set some ground rules
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Who am I meeting with again?
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Oh, gosh, uh, a hundred bucks for a bottle of champagne?
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and get us this huge room.
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Wait-wait, how little?
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than a little sprain, okay?
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and finish what she started?
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Okay.
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Wh-Which hospital?
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we need more information before we can make any decisions.
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- I so don't think we should do that. - But the thing is...
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Klaus manages, uh, an historical conservancy.
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Oh, Henry, it's not a romantic dinner.
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But not over religious beliefs, no, no.
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That this is somehow about getting close to my wife?
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Jackson wants the State Department to handle this.
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I'm sorry. I've been texting with Alison
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Oh, how old is he?
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But then when Klaus just showed up like that,
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Well, better safe than sorry. Come here.
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Yeah. No, yes, yes. Keep moving forward.
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Don't you think it's time to put an end
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You may just have to answer to me one day.
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for years or a gun fight.
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I'll see you back at home, okay?
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Which means that you're working
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they might be inclined to seek out leverage
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I heard you spoke to Ambassador Lopez.
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Do you have a game plan, Madam Secretary?
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really depend on one's perspective.
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Well, if you're convicted in absentia,
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unlawful restraint,
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but there was none.
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You have some work to do...
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The sarin gas is in a warehouse...
Aired 2 years ago - Nov 30, 2014

Elizabeth, Henry and Isabelle work together to find former Secretary of State Vincent Marsh’s secret bank account, but soon uncover that one of Elizabeth’s staff members already has access to it.

Aired 2 years ago - Nov 23, 2014

When the State Department goes on lockdown due to a deranged gunman outside the building, Elizabeth is confined with a delegation from Iraq whose translator threatens to reveal damaging information about her actions while in the CIA. Meanwhile, when Matt is stuck in an office with Daisy’s fiancé, Win, he spills information that he shouldn’t have.

Aired 2 years ago - Nov 16, 2014

Elizabeth, Henry, and Isabelle investigate the plane crash that killed former Secretary of State. Nadine takes a step back into the dating pool when she agrees to go on a date with a NASA scientist.

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PILOT: ...keep us in the air.
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George stood right over there and said
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Well, the R-47
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is the failure to recognize the weakness of the alloy
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And of all the maintenance workers, it would have to be
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the rest of the world didn't know about.
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UAE is neutral toward Iran.
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Are you about to quote Sun Tzu?
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- Wait, your games are on Sunday. - It's playoffs.
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Uh, tiny, South Pacific island, population 10,000,
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That's right.
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...I'm not losing another one.
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- On one day's notice? - Yeah.
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I never agreed to spy on Secretary McCord.
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If the plane was sabotaged, it had to be one of them.
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so the NTSB investigators never questioned it.
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don't you think you'd want to hire one of those types?
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Did you get my text?
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- with Madam Secretary. - NASA?
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I think NASA plays a vital role
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insulted Nauru's Chairman of the Cabinet Yispinza
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Or secrets of the universe.
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Spy training's pretty impressive.
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- You sound ridic... - (woman screaming)
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the C-600 crash in Dubai in 2003...
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you would remove the tail plate and strip
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A pleasure.
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No.
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What can I do for you?
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and just want to say thank you for...
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Uh, perhaps over lunch?
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ELIZABETH: Come on, Wildcats!
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- Okay. - Yeah.
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- Can you believe? Fred, did you see that? - She was really great.
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Yeah. Yeah, that's great.
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Did you know my predecessor, Vincent Marsh?
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- I don't want to be here. - You're free to go
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Phone.
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If I called the cops or talked to anybody...
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Now, if I have you arrested, it'll tip off whoever hired you.
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No, not really.
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or Dalton.
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but the old boys in the party thought it was your turn.
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ELIZABETH: "So it goes."
Aired 2 years ago - Nov 09, 2014

When the President approves Henry's reactivation into the NSA, he lies to Elizabeth about his continued involvement in the spy game. Matt and Daisy's antagonism toward one another begins to affect the entire office.

Aired 2 years ago - Nov 02, 2014

When Elizabeth takes Alison with her to India on her first state department trip abroad, she’s thrown into crisis mode when a massive earthquake hits that causes an explosion at an American-owned factory, and she’s separated from Alison during the chaos.

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- You can write on the... - I'm sorry, I got to stay.
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So... you won't be going to Turkey.
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You know my friend Ted Graham.
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So, you must be thrilled by Prime Minister Saigal's vow
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Still unclear.
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these smelly parchments, (laughs)
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(laughs)
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She's doing her dissertation on it at Catholic U.
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_
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can become...
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Possibly.
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He believes in what he does.
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and reveal to the one person who shares a pillow
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but also with time to invest in literacy,
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Well, I pay attention.
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Why you're getting drunk in a bar alone.
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So, today I checked.
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- Where'd they go? - To look at peacocks.
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DAISY: Thank God she's all right.
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So, what happened to the kid?
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in the relief effort like you asked.
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In the meantime, I'll whip up an exit address.
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There's something that...
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is spilling into the Ganges.
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Madam Secretary, if I can interrupt for a minute.
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All right, well, we really can't afford another PR mishap.
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but Hepanza must apologize for this disaster first.
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sanctioned by the Indian government.
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The tank was up to Indian standards.
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that my head communicator can't.
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You're not serious about the work.
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We're past salvaging this.
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I know you don't love dealing with the media,
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when you use your job as a smokescreen
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Have you completely lost your mind?
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I told them it was absurd!
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- Hey. - Hey.
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for the sake of all their citizens."
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- I never vetted it... - No, d-d-don't, don't push it.
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and the United States' relationship with India.
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Your speech snipped the ripcord from their parachute.
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Seriously, Dad? That's it?
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after the speech of my life
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When really, I want to be serious about you.
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Aired 2 years ago - Oct 26, 2014

Elizabeth faces unexpected consequences when she makes a plea to the President to help with a dire situation in Western Africa.

Aired 2 years ago - Oct 19, 2014

When Elizabeth faces the daunting task of negotiating with Iran over their escalating nuclear program, she is determined to deal with the situation in a peaceful manner, despite the President’s position of using military action. Jason has new admiration for his father when he interviews him for a school report.

Aired 2 years ago - Oct 12, 2014

While Elizabeth works to successfully broker a peace treaty between China and Japan, a Chinese student seeking political asylum threatens the deal. Tensions rise at home between Alison and Stevie during Alison's sleepover party.

Aired 2 years ago - Oct 05, 2014

Elizabeth is confronted by a hostile reporter who threatens to publish confidential documents that were leaked from inside the State Department. Henry is dragged into an international negotiation when his wife uses his job as leverage to broker a deal with Pakistan.

Aired 2 years ago - Sep 28, 2014

Elizabeth has to deal with a crisis in Yemen. There's also trouble on the home front after her oldest daughter, Stevie manages to make the headlines for protesting a new policy at her university.

Aired 2 years ago - Sep 21, 2014

Newly-appointed Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord is immediately faced with a maelstrom of complex political challenges, and an international hostage situation is her top priority. Elizabeth also questions whether she did the right thing by taking the job, as her children are finding it difficult to adjust to their new schools.