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Season 3  "The Dissent Memo"  3x4

Aired 5 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.

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Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 1
- 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
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 4
The, uh... uh, fallout from Rome
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 5
Signed by your entire African Affairs Bureau.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 6
I will do everything in my power
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 7
Yeah, the... president is stepping off
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 8
Um, Dalton's not on the ballot because
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 9
from the Bureau of African Affairs,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 10
I don't know if you heard,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 11
Were you not listening this morning?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 12
But Angola is strong.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 13
Urge, encourage... and concern.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 14
You have a rough day?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 15
what I give to my best students.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 16
Okay, but we didn't have Will in the next room
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 17
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 18
a few changed in the upcoming election, too, isn't that right?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 19
Oh, my son loves your messaging app.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 20
"over-the-top"
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I could cut a deal with one country
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 22
- It's mushroom soufflé. - Don't you want to heat that up?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 23
Denial?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 24
I don't want you to think he's a bad person.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 25
There's nothing in her background to support it.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 26
They're in full denial mode.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 27
Really?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 28
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I appreciate your opinion.
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in dictating the election procedures
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 32
He's shaking.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 33
I don't think that.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 34
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.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 40
So he sends an archaeologist who deals in the black market?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 41
Very impressive.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 42
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
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 45
we can discourage state-run telecoms
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 46
that's gonna make a really kickass Super Bowl commercial.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 47
(protesters shouting)
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 48
about being liberated from the tyranny
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 49
A-at some point.
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(sighs) They haven't wrapped this thing up yet?

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Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 2
Yeah, that should be fine, um...
#2
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 3
Looks like St. Augustine has the same taste
#3
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 4
The, uh... uh, fallout from Rome
#4
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 5
Signed by your entire African Affairs Bureau.
#5
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 6
I will do everything in my power
#6
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 7
Yeah, the... president is stepping off
#7
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 8
Um, Dalton's not on the ballot because
#8
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 9
from the Bureau of African Affairs,
#9
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 10
I don't know if you heard,
#10
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 11
Were you not listening this morning?
#11
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 12
But Angola is strong.
#12
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 13
Urge, encourage... and concern.
#13
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 14
You have a rough day?
#14
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 15
what I give to my best students.
#15
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Okay, but we didn't have Will in the next room
#16
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a few changed in the upcoming election, too, isn't that right?
#18
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Oh, my son loves your messaging app.
#19
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 20
"over-the-top"
#20
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 21
I could cut a deal with one country
#21
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- It's mushroom soufflé. - Don't you want to heat that up?
#22
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Denial?
#23
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I don't want you to think he's a bad person.
#24
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There's nothing in her background to support it.
#25
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They're in full denial mode.
#26
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Really?
#27
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I appreciate your opinion.
#30
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in dictating the election procedures
#31
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 32
He's shaking.
#32
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 33
I don't think that.
#33
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 34
I'm miserable without you.
#34
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because they can't meet with women.
#37
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 38
presumably to share the diplomatic equivalent
#38
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 39
SUSAN: We should initiate a travel ban.
#39
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 40
So he sends an archaeologist who deals in the black market?
#40
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 41
Very impressive.
#41
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 42
Oh, sorry, I'm completely late for my interview.
#42
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 43
is basically just a farm with glowering portraits.
#43
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 44
you could extend free Internet access
#44
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 45
we can discourage state-run telecoms
#45
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 46
that's gonna make a really kickass Super Bowl commercial.
#46
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 47
(protesters shouting)
#47
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 48
about being liberated from the tyranny
#48
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 4 (S03E04) - 49
A-at some point.
#49
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(sighs) They haven't wrapped this thing up yet?
#51