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Season 3

Aired 8 days ago - Jan 15, 2017

When Elizabeth and her staff fly to Africa to offer development aid to the continent, they are caught by surprise when the Chinese arrive there first, ready to outmaneuver the U.S. with competing offers of aid. Also, when turbulence on their plane ride to Africa leaves Daisy unnerved, she and Susan Thompson go on a welcome tour of Africa, admiring the beauty of the continent. And, the FBI asks Henry to help investigate a Christian cult member who may have helped build the bomb used in the Illinois coffee shop attack. MORE -LESS

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Yeah, I saw that on the news.
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Well, look, I would be happy to help,
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We don't know where it is or who may have it.
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Instead, you guys came here from all over Africa...
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they don't know it, but they're paying you a compliment.
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Madam Secretary, I have some bad news.
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of actual use in exchange for decades
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he chose to do so
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SUSAN: Nigeria's a giant in the energy sector,
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Actually, Ethan, the secretary is confident
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That's slightly lower than getting killed by lightning,
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You're going to prison for the rest of your life.
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that devout members of ISIS believe will be the site of the final battle
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to show you the sights of Lomé,
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Why can't these people speak English?
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Ah, but our future will be even more impressive.
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Speaking of lunches, did we have lunch?
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- No, that's an absurd question. - And we're gonna find out
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AGENT MATT: Oh, okay.
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My hands are tied.
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Well, you know who might settle that for us,
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Madam Ambassador, thank you.
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- Ooh. - Uh... what?
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brought up here or...?
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Well, we spent every waking hour together
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And the bomb?
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My life's, like, a complete disaster...
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Spare me your idealism.
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if we worked together?
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and a U.S. company
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Wow. Thank you. That is...
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That would be wonderful...
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- Okay. - Thanks.
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when the prophet's name is mentioned.
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his "legion of angels,"
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"By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat.
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Sometimes I get so wrapped up in the messaging
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Would you care to join me?
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- Yes. - If you'll excuse me just a moment...
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- Hello. - Hello. - Hi.
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to spend the money we don't have
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(groans)
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Oh, and tell the STEM girls they rock.
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Chen said, "Idealism kills.
Aired 15 days ago - Jan 08, 2017

When the Mongolian government sends Elizabeth a horse as a gift, she thinks accepting it could upset other Asian countries, but she stirs up more controversy when she considers returning it to Mongolia. Also, Gov. Sam Evans threatens to sue Ohio for putting President Dalton on the election ballot, and Stevie has an interesting first day as Russell’s new intern. MORE -LESS

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Sorry for sounding overwhelmed
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Madam Secretary, I will course-correct
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So... the cruise was great?
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Of course, that approach relies on appealing
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from blatantly abusing the court system
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Pushed it a little there at the end.
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I might actually be able to help.
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until it undergoes a three-day quarantine.
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to become an autonomous region of China.
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(digital beeps)
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You can thank JFK for this enduring legacy
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I'm not allowed to keep diplomatic gifts,
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Then why is the president of Mongolia
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one that is both suitable
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a wineskin and a battered copy of Rimbaud.
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Perhaps if I see a few monuments to democracy,
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Why are they running random names by me,
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like any other human institution.
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an anti-Fourth Amendment bully.
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from the Equine Resource League in a parking lot
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when he was out of town?
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Yeah, and your first client carried you in her womb,
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The, uh, horse was a gift of congratulations
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Religious altars to the gods of money and power,
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of filing suit against the state
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replacing him with his opponent, is laughable.
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to make me want to walk away
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That's your problem.
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I really need your help.
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I'll see you in a bit.
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Really?
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for developing assets called "MIC"... M.I.C.
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You're the only person who can help us.
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CYBERCOM has made a forensic analysis
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resulting in the... manure offensive.
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and, uh, explain the futility of verse to me.
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even worth the effort?
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I understand it.
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60-40, us.
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with the Russian foreign minister,
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That is really something, isn't it?
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how to make it work.
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Turns out I like fish. And kale.
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Henry V.
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pertinent to your competency
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in the great state of Pennsylvania
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Suddenly, I pictured you on some Worst Dressed list
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- Bess. - Congratulations.
Aired a month ago - Dec 18, 2016

When a possible Israel-Iran war threatens the House’s imminent vote on the U.S. presidential election, Elizabeth attempts to bring the two reluctant countries to the negotiation table in an effort to broker a peace between them. Also, Russell’s life hangs in the balance after a heart attack.

Aired a month ago - Dec 11, 2016

As the U.N. Security Council considers reinstating sanctions against Iran for its suspected nuclear activities, Elizabeth tries to stop Israel from taking matters into its own hands when it threatens military action against the Iranians. Also, Russell pressures Henry to woo his old Air Force buddy, Congressman Jeff Pearson, to support President Dalton in the House’s election vote, and Stevie asks Russell for a recommendation to Harvard Law School. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 months ago - Nov 27, 2016

As President Dalton eagerly awaits voting results on Election Day, Elizabeth uncovers information that could put the U.S.’s peace deal with Iran in jeopardy. Also, election night proves to be one filled with possible romance for some of McCord’s staffers, and Jason challenges his parents by supporting one of Dalton’s presidential competitors.

Aired 2 months ago - Nov 20, 2016

After Venezuela’s president and his immediate successors are killed in a devastating earthquake, Elizabeth works to stop a power grab by the late president’s son, as well as secure the release of the international aid team he arrested. Also, Elizabeth’s brother, Will, is torn between saving his marriage by settling down and taking a job at Walter Reed Medical Center or going to Venezuela to assist in the relief effort. MORE -LESS

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and carbs and fruit.
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to perform in high-stress situations.
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are spotty and unreliable.
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Daisy, Nadine, make sure that the 800 number
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Oh. All right, uh...
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Thank you.
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but she really is like family.
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The hospital ship is manned, stocked, and ready to go.
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We have a number of injuries, some missing.
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a three-person line of succession.
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Somos doctores. Somos doctores!
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a mega-gang that rules the slums of Caracas.
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They're expecting a sizeable escalation
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in the collection
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it's gonna make Haiti look like a day at the fair.
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I don't know if you had a similar process in the Marines.
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Those brave men and women who left their families behind.
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the American aid workers who have been
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and I will insure the release of your hostages
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But we still have a humanitarian crisis
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It's an interpretation we can use to get someone in power.
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- Carla Alvarez? - Uh, not yet.
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Unless she does.
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So, assuming we can even find Vela,
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key part toward building
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I'm-I'm not... saying it's a factor.
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He's probably gambling online.
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Everybody's always understanding of the big hero.
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I am not constantly putting my life at risk.
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What?
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That was the story, but it's not true.
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You never told me.
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He's got a high fever.
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I think you may be right, Bess.
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I feel like we fell out of communication
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and I didn't have a clue.
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You loved him.
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and every crucial time requires a capable leader.
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performed for an audience of one.
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but now he's sending out gang members to summon the press.
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You know I'm... I'm leaving today.
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Uh, yes ma'am. It just took off at 2100 hours.
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I think it's okay to pass the mantle.
Aired 2 months ago - Nov 13, 2016

When Elizabeth discovers that a terrorist bombing at an Illinois coffee shop was funded by someone with close ties to the Saudi government, she makes a bold move after the Saudi ambassador refuses to bring the man to justice. Also, Matt refuses to issue a statement when news breaks that he and the bomber are linked to the same mosque, and Henry reaches out to Dmitri when he hears he’s having trouble adjusting to his new life in Phoenix. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 months ago - Nov 06, 2016

When an imminent U.S.-France state dinner is jeopardized after a CIA operative is captured by French intelligence, Elizabeth must negotiate the operative’s release while keeping the event on track. Also, Russell tries to woo back big donors to Dalton’s campaign, and the McCords get an important lead in their family’s stalking case.

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Were you up all night researching this?
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the anniversary of the Battle of Yorktown.
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to the future happiness of everyone in this room
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since the last debate, just to thrown in a crazy
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In a private e-mail, which was illegally hacked
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was in negotiations with.
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But if you guys have no interest in coming back into the fold,
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I don't love the idea
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It's Captain Baker.
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That's my educated guess.
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or maybe pump some sarin gas through our ventilation system
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but I figure if I was lying in bed worrying,
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and the number of individuals with that kind of clearance
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They refuse to release Agent Zaman.
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I'm doing with Jose is causing you any problems, please...
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this heavy iron key inside an antique glass case,
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- Wendy Rogers? - (applause)
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pending an investigation
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to avoid. Tonight...
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and now President Perrin is holed up in his hotel room
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You-you can move on, unscathed.
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needs to see you and Dr. McCord right away.
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He fought to get his family out of El Salvador.
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You want us to just let him go?
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Why don't you call Dubois's bluff.
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And just so you know,
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- Three months ahead of schedule. - NADINE: Really?
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The women that I met with were very circumspect.
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Given relations now, if we tell them the truth,
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This guy on the Metro, on my way home from work Monday.
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How did he pay you the rest of the money?
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We don't think he'll be able to resist.
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(chuckles)
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which ended the American Revolutionary War,
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To that end...
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to let it fall apart.
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It's our chance to strike
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to coordinate with our people.
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TEAM LEADER: I need a sitrep!
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(indistinct chatter)
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Recently, I've had to consider stepping down from my position.
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That was part of a sweeping campaign to spy
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But, well, not so much.
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which is why he's been chasing after me like a lost schoolboy.
Aired 3 months ago - Oct 30, 2016

After a bombing at a political rally in Angola, Elizabeth must find a way to respond to a “dissent memo” from the Bureau of African Affairs when they criticize the Dalton Administration’s lack of attention to the upcoming Angolan election. Also, Russell enlists Elizabeth’s help to get President Dalton on the ballot in Ohio, and Henry and Jose get closer to locating the antiquities stolen by Hizb al-Shahid. MORE -LESS

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- not campaigning? - Because I have a room full of lawyers,
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Yeah, that should be fine, um...
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Looks like St. Augustine has the same taste
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The, uh... uh, fallout from Rome
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Signed by your entire African Affairs Bureau.
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I will do everything in my power
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Yeah, the... president is stepping off
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Um, Dalton's not on the ballot because
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from the Bureau of African Affairs,
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I don't know if you heard,
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Were you not listening this morning?
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But Angola is strong.
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Urge, encourage... and concern.
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You have a rough day?
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what I give to my best students.
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Okay, but we didn't have Will in the next room
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a few changed in the upcoming election, too, isn't that right?
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Oh, my son loves your messaging app.
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"over-the-top"
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I could cut a deal with one country
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- It's mushroom soufflé. - Don't you want to heat that up?
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Denial?
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I don't want you to think he's a bad person.
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There's nothing in her background to support it.
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They're in full denial mode.
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Really?
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I appreciate your opinion.
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in dictating the election procedures
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He's shaking.
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I don't think that.
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I'm miserable without you.
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because they can't meet with women.
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presumably to share the diplomatic equivalent
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SUSAN: We should initiate a travel ban.
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So he sends an archaeologist who deals in the black market?
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Very impressive.
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Oh, sorry, I'm completely late for my interview.
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is basically just a farm with glowering portraits.
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you could extend free Internet access
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we can discourage state-run telecoms
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that's gonna make a really kickass Super Bowl commercial.
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(protesters shouting)
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about being liberated from the tyranny
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A-at some point.
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(sighs) They haven't wrapped this thing up yet?
Aired 3 months ago - Oct 23, 2016

After U.S. environmental activists protesting China’s damage of a South China Sea reef are arrested for spying, Elizabeth finds herself in a stalemate with the Chinese foreign minister as she lobbies for their release. Also, Henry pushes the FBI to investigate one of Elizabeth’s former students who he suspects is his family’s cyber-stalker, and President Dalton’s trade visit to Vietnam brings back memories of serving there during the war. MORE -LESS

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...and Nadine is wondering how China's taking
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Not as yet, no.
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- All I'm saying. - Oh, and don't forget to note
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on Chinese territory,
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You would be wise not to meddle further in our internal affairs.
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in general and of my wife specifically.
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But I assure you, we'll look at Mr. Merchant as well.
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Best guess?
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Furthermore, the catfish deal got hung up in part
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Show that just because you're running as an independent,
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about the progress your country has made,
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Again, I do apologize for the short notice.
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that Vietnam will have to meet in order to get
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The city's so different now,
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I'm proud to have served, but, uh...
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or... leadership.
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- So don't just take those extra pounds lying down. - What the hell?
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so they can't be hacked again.
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to stay in a house that can't be secured.
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Well, then that reporter just earned himself an exclusive
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I'd like to meet her someday.
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Holding our citizens,
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Well, it was hacked.
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like the health of the planet
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and I will keep you up to date with our progress.
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a brute-force attack to gain access to the server,
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Yes, and you
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about "technically." It's time to draw a line in the sand.
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Don't you think, maybe, you're-you're letting
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You're a Panda-Cammer, too?
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writing reports nobody would ever read,
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A quarter of which is supposed to be
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from Oliver Shaw's office, to see the secretary?
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- (both laugh) - Aw. - (computer dings)
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There's not really anything here, unfortunately.
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From that position,
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And China needs to know that it won't stand.
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It is not for the United States to tell us what is permitted.
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to such a drastic step on my government's part.
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I told the networks that you wanted airtime
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To do what, exactly?
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Flash of a feeling, at best.
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We spoke to Ray Merchant.
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But I'll tell you what he's more than capable of.
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of the People's Republic of China,
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whether a platoon of marines or an entire nation,
Aired 3 months ago - Oct 16, 2016

With Algeria on the brink of a civil war, Elizabeth delicately negotiates a regime change, but her plans go awry when Roy Curtis, the trusted U.S. Ambassador to Algeria, dies unexpectedly. Also, Henry fights to save religious antiquities in Algeria when he discovers they are being destroyed by Hizb al-Shahid, and the McCord children get their own security detail after Jason’s computer is hacked. MORE -LESS

Aired 3 months ago - Oct 02, 2016

When a storm destroys a naval base in Bahrain, Elizabeth urges President Dalton to reexamine his approach to climate change and his overall foreign policy, something that could jeopardize his re-election campaign. Also, Jose Campos tries to bring Henry back into the DIA fold, and the McCords worry that their family is being stalked when they discover Jason’s laptop may have been hacked. MORE -LESS

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That base just had an update, like, two years ago.
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the foundation of this country, beginning, as it did,
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Yeah, and no fallout from the gelatin lobby
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on oil from the Persian Gulf.
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in exactly two hours,
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on national security, Dalton's peace treaty with Iran,
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for the United States to exploit.
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Yeah, but I got a strong immune system.
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Yeah, and heaven spit me back out.
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Remember, any adjustment to the rotation schedule
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You need to meet Julius Burton.
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How is the refurbishment process going,
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Speaking of nature, I hear you're a birder.
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and Russell acted like I barfed on the guy.
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This is crazy.
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- Okay, I got it. - STEVIE: Guys,
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Turns out there were several over the last decade
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from doing anything about it.
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could have uploaded it without his knowing. Or...
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who talks a big game about supporting the military
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There's this new thing called terrorism.
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and the U.S. needs to completely overhaul
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(tires screech)
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Operation Tacos?
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If President Dalton secures the nomination,
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in the last decade.
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Well, I-I've never
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Well, the test results aren't back yet,
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Get me the AED.
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and to thank you for the enormous sacrifice
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Now...
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including Governor Evans.
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Instead of committing ourselves to nations
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(applause and clamoring)
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building a new base in Tunisia.
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which makes it pretty historic.
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we did our best.
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that you can go back to your intelligence work.
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Thank you.
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thank you for that, but your legacy
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back to bows and arrows.
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I know you can't answer now.
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one unprecedented event deserves another.
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(doorbell rings)
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Choosing between this president
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With your popularity