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Season 3  "Breakout Capacity"  3x8

Aired 3 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.

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I know that we agreed, you know,
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Free speech, another cherished principle.
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Then who?
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But I-I said no.
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Why don't you come with me?
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Recognize the names?
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look at old manifests.
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but polls should be closing in a few minutes.
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he's listed as a manager of a lumber company.
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Okay, we need to track every shipment
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at least we're going down in flames.
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Traveling ten knots on a course
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Call in the Joint Chiefs. We're stopping that ship.
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And, yes, that includes additional funding, so...
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Captain, put one across her bow.
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Hostiles still inbound. Visual contact in two minutes.
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The question is how close is Iran
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ELIZABETH: We have the centrifuges.
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She has that effect on people.
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We are calling Ohio for Conrad Dalton.
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♪ I need you, baby ♪
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Nothing. I'm stating a fact.
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I was gonna go for a run, but I got distracted
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Which he really was, when he announced this to me last night.
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with a more plausible cover story?
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Can you turn the air on?
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- Blake! - (door closes)
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(sighs)
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(crowd cheering)
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Self-determination.
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The status quo has got to go!
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DALTON: But now it's time to unite.
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JACKSON: Senator, the numbers don't lie.
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And we know that the Russian government had nothing to do
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unless Russia drops the veto threat
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I want you to go as backup.
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make that pledge.
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then the deal is dead
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Mike Barnow.
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- (chuckles) - Okay, I have multiple
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(reporters clamoring)
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to demand an eight-hour workday.
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