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Aired 3 months ago - May 20, 2018

Elizabeth and cabinet members brace for the fallout at home and abroad as President Dalton prepares for a retaliatory nuclear attack on a country that has reportedly just launched missiles bound for the U.S.

Aired 3 months ago - May 13, 2018

When terrorists threaten to cause a flood in the Middle East that could kill millions of people, Elizabeth’s hopes of getting a neighboring country to close the dam fade after the government suddenly goes dark during a coup. Also, Stevie is tasked with finding Russell an activity that will help manage his stress.

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- Ticktock. - Yes, ma'am.
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Nevertheless...
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that a group of ISIL dead-enders have seized control
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The aptly named Dr. Stern made that very clear.
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sensory deprivation tank...
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Options by this afternoon would be appreciated.
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They want their leader, Abu Kaebi,
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And we have very high confidence
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to stop the flow,
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We get the odds up to 70-30...
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What is it the United States could do at this moment
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What other matters could he have?
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is obviously BS, so what does he really want?
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Ma'am?
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But not too nice, because it's the note
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"Here in America, we build bridges."
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Tell the secretary that, of course, we'll find a way.
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No, but thank you for, like, hashing it out with me.
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Sir, if there's no one in charge in Turkey,
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But Mr. Prime Minister, the Pentagon has communicated
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And inshallah, we will prevail.
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Better that than the whole place going underwater.
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Tai Chi, very meditative.
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I'm sorry. I...
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But the situation's still chaotic, and we don't know
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You've worked another miracle.
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To even attempt a one-on-one
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Allahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar.
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so I will keep this really brief.
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because it offers so many opportunities to help others.
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Well, I completely understand.
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you, you received a citation for valor, right?
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My numbers. My bad numbers.
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Yeah, indeed.
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so the secretary doesn't have to.
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attacked his vacation home and missed him
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to flow back into Iraq at any time.
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Well, it, uh...
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Now this?
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He is the foreign minister of Turkey
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Minister Uzun...
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There'll be grave repercussions.
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You do? Well, hey, I'm all ears.
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on this earth is just a tiny,
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And those brief moments where we maybe get a glimpse are
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That's the plane that made me want to be a fighter pilot.
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saving your marriage.
Aired 3 months ago - May 06, 2018

Elizabeth must watch what she says and does when she deals with a refugee situation while being shadowed by Neal Shin, a newspaper reporter who may use his access to write a tell-all book.

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Oh, sorry. This way.
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by the work you do here?
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JAY: Here we go. The Worldwide Partnership
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So now desperate families, of course,
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Elizabeth, this is a crisis.
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I am really starting to wonder about you being here.
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Aw, that's sweet.
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who have risked their lives fighting for gender equality.
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Anything I could've done better if I'd thought about it longer.
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How are you?
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But I have to believe that I'm
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My least favorite thing:
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Neal, can I offer you a glass of wine?
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So you're working in the White House.
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It was kind of difficult, like...
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but I happened to be the one who was there
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(SWISHING IN BOWL)
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Print that.
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after everything you'd been through,
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You can't make a drawing without shadows.
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Well, we're not afraid of straight talk
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Don't you think the American public deserves
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I mean, it's not like they need your article
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I left him a message.
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to gangsters and thugs.
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I have a list the length of my arm of reckless statements
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divesting from private prisons.
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(SNIFFS)
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He wants Dalton to back off divesting from private prisons.
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That's what you said last time, now look where we are.
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that we didn't have time to request an invitation.
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You have zero evidence of those allegations.
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Absolutely.
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(WHISPERS): Yes. Now you are talking.
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They'll say it anyway.
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But you have to think about it.
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I'm going to use your essays about "What America Means to Me"
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for how to heal hatred and overcome fear.
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everything is broken,
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but then she lets herself get played by some crap senator.
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Write what you saw.
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and challenge
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All right, you know what? We got to go, we got to go.
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but I am tainted with all the germs of the world.
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And, uh, when you open this,
Aired 4 months ago - Apr 29, 2018

Elizabeth is attending a summit in Montreal to resolve territorial claims of the North Pole when an activist group detonates a bomb and she can’t locate Jason and Piper. Also, things take a turn for the worse when Elizabeth learns that Russia was involved in the bombing, and Henry helps one of his students work through a difficult decision.

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Uh, due respect, Mr. Harding,
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that gas is cheap, has half the emissions of coal,
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The North Pole is the hottest it's been in 1,500 years.
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Meanwhile, this expo has the potential
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when it was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat.
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who issued the order should have been prosecuted.
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Stoic strength and Epictetus' teleology.
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An ice-free passage
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- we should Le... - Hey, let's do it.
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Probably has something to do with all the nuclear-powered
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We all appreciate the urgency of climate change.
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of the Arctic seabed,
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In that case, I'd like to propose a short recess
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- The conference is under attack. - Wait.
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- Jason. - Jason McCord!
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♪ If only for one night... ♪
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So I talked to Regina when we dropped off Piper.
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or at least his... girlfriend,
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by a student of mine from Georgetown.
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No, you really can't.
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You're an ethical man.
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Simulations, training runs.
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I can't kill.
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Now she's national security advisor.
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More like broom closet.
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but silence is not a condition of my freedom.
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for drilling in the Arctic Circle.
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so that probably did it.
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Then he won state title. Twice.
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And-and now she's ghosting me,
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because she was gonna do her interview after...
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In two days, Jason, I haven't heard
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It's just gonna take her some time.
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Countless hours of instruction,
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armed with Kalibr anti-ship cruise missiles.
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What about our allies?
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Is that why your marine biologists are armed
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Russian jets have already buzzed our ships at close range.
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This is your final warning.
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I recommend moving to DEFCON 2.
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of lives at stake...
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can push through 20-foot-thick ice
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I do.
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And we can't sell
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He's heartbroken that he let down
Aired 4 months ago - Apr 22, 2018

Elizabeth’s negotiations for a security agreement combatting gang violence in South America becomes complicated when she attempts to free an American recently kidnapped there.

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We have, indeed, ma'am.
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You may be a little faster than Nadine.
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What, you broke up with Ronnie?
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Now that I'm single again, my mom's on the job.
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I'm aware of the pressure that you are getting back home,
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if he gets elected?
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The cooperation it enshrines
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of NGO workers hostage.
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Particularly in these
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We'll, uh, have a team standing by
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A small FBI team working a covert op
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Definitely. Uh, we'd love that.
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Please, please.
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and other agencies.
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Only money does.
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in one of the most dangerous places on Earth.
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Hey.
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I said we missed them and we were turning over a new leaf.
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Oh. Not a weekend.
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So just... God, this is a nightmare.
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But if she pushes too hard, she could get those hostages killed.
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Uh, yeah.
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in case one of the hostages is killed accidentally.
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Come on, babe. I really, really wanted to be on time,
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What a doll. She's...
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- She doesn't want to talk shop. - Oh...
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like, burping after the meal.
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Is this your first time?
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I don't know anything about it either,
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No, ma'am, he's there now.
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Trying to give someone millions of dollars,
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Guys, I am so sorry,
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But then they take off with the hostages
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FT-88 took over a military base?
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I believe it was a rogue group of my officers
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Your country's history in Honduras has made it impossible
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See, this, this is why I hate prequels.
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- You wouldn't even say the word. - We talked about marriage.
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I wanted you to choose me over them.
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as U.S. aid worker Olivia Pedilla is finally freed
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I personally spoke to the leader of FT-88,
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Democratic norms
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and if we don't tell the truth, then it's a cover-up.
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Even then.
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to reveal some disturbing information
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It was fine until her boyfriend showed up.
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I mean, with matters of the heart,
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And I know, uh, I said we should be adult and...
Aired 4 months ago - Apr 08, 2018

Senator Morejon puts phase two of Elizabeth’s U.S./Iran arms deal in jeopardy when he asserts that Iran funneled money from phase one of the deal to fund a recent bombing that killed an American citizen. Also, Henry mulls over the option of becoming the chairman of the new military ethics department at the National War College.

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So, you're welcome.
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Minister, arming the rebels in Yemen can only lead
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tell it, we've got Iranian extremists
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But besides, they will get greater security
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Okay, my team has flagged an inducement
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some of your off-campus activities.
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We'll need an interim chair.
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You think they'd be open to cutting off financial support
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- to placate the Iranians. - First of all, there's no delay.
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I assure you, we have not.
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how mind-numbing college bureaucracy can be.
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To what do we owe the pleasure, or alarm?
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for the bombing that killed Jim Dawson, which is,
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Dawson was a spy?
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Taking the summons, plus the wrong judge,
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Uh, no, stay. Please, come in.
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Well, then, it is auspicious timing,
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and Phase Two will just build on that good work.
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Ronald Reagan negotiated the START treaty
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Well, I think it's safe to say
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Someone from the crowd recorded it on their cell.
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Well, I hope so, 'cause it looks pretty bad.
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Well, hey. Hey.
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Hey, do you remember the last time you got an award
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he will put in language that undoes the nuclear safeguards
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Yeah, uh, made some buddies over at Hahn Air Base.
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metaphorically speaking, Matt. Okay?
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Oh, yeah, right.
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I found out who's covering
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You're being played by the Saudis.
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I meant you and not Iran.
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It's like: patriot, weasel, patriot, weasel.
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A-And yet he puts it on his official CV.
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Okay.
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After the fiasco with the process server?
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They are not going to get their son back,
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Who is it, Bob?
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He never said anything about any of this.
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Mr. Dawson, I agree with you.
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I appreciate your time.
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The word on the Hill is Morejon is still trying
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I wasn't trying to do anything,
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Have this conversation with you.
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That's tough.
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Thank you, Henry.
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we know that someone closely connected with your government
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I haven't really been in a great spot, either, the last few days,
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I'm assuming that means his parking space
Aired 4 months ago - Apr 01, 2018

As the 20th anniversary of the American embassy bombing in Mali approaches, emotions run high among the State Department staff, who had personal connections to lives lost that day, including Elizabeth, who must decide if the U.S. should lift sanctions against the country deemed responsible. Also, Henry tries to help Jason break up with Piper.

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Well, that, and the occasional genocide
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to convince Congress to keep our diplomats alive, I'm all ears.
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Why is the White House so hot to lift sanctions all of a sudden?
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that we have to affect his behavior.
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State needs to add at least 30 more in the upcoming year.
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There's nothing I'd rather be doing.
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before they hit us again.
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'Cause he's just like, "Yeah, I'm just sitting here",
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about these negotiations.
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pitted our government against itself is warning enough
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a terror problem in Sudan.
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How are they getting money out of Sudan?
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The ministry's kind of a black box.
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Our washouts make fantastic pets.
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That's why we've barely seen you without Piper
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All we do is talk. All right?
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I wanted to give you this.
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- with the bombing. - I know.
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Thank you very much, but I will not be speaking at the memorial.
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of the overall purpose of the operation.
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(INDISTINCT CHATTER)
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According to our sources, he's back home in Khartoum
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ELIZABETH: Respectfully, sir,
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Tomorrow, I'm going to look State Department staffers
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What's the latest with Piper-Gate?
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I'm waiting for the right time.
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(LAUGHS) Come on. Have some coffee.
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Hey, Dad, so, time to go.
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Let's honor their memory by humbly continuing
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You mean my job? Yeah.
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Let's face it. A baby carriage ain't exactly a man magnet.
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Sudan looks to build on many shared areas of corporation
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In light of our burgeoning partnership,
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I had a really hard day.
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- "Am I right, Regina?" - All right, all right.
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He'll show them all.
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- O-Okay. - It's her dog.
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that bombing in Uganda, all those years ago.
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but Conrad, I think this one is worth the risk.
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Madam Secretary, Sudan must officially protest
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I'm telling you what you should say to me next year,
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(DOOR CLOSES)
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No.
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and for that, I am profoundly sorry.
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(SIGHS)
Aired 5 months ago - Mar 25, 2018

Elizabeth and the team are caught in an uncertain situation when they are about to award a foreign leader with the Medal of Freedom but learn he may have known that a minority group in his country is being persecuted. Also, President Dalton doubts his ability to return to office after being cleared by his doctor, and a past family grievance is brought to light when Henry’s sister pays a visit. MORE -LESS

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if I didn't have time for a muffin?
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is landing in D.C. in less than an hour.
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They also said the effects could be ongoing.
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We're getting reports from UNICEF that a massive number
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A state crackdown leading
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We... we have to help them go the right way here.
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We've had numerous reports of your Rohingya people
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to understand what exactly is happening.
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Hi.
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Oh. Oh, I wish your grandfather could see you
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- Really? - Mm.
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President Khaing still hasn't released a statement.
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Well, it's al... it's always complex.
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I'll let you get to your meeting.
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to the supreme commander of the Burmese Army,
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You should make the call on Myanmar.
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She also couldn't rule out the chance of a recurrence.
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I'm Daffy Duck.
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'Cause unless someone is dying right now,
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with multiple fractures to his left forearm and wrist
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Yeah.
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There's nothing more unbearable than a college freshman.
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but we just got the report back
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Either way, our honored guest is a potential war criminal.
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who killed our security officers and stole their weapons.
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I understand.
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I don't offer these as proof.
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Did you ever want to do anything with it? Study somewhere?
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How did I keep you from going to college?
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We can send F18s off a carrier in the Bay of Bengal
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to the military.
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See if that opens things up diplomatically.
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I'm not sure he wants it anymore.
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he started to hear a voice.
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That fact that you are being this careful
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Russell Jackson. I, uh, work with Ted Barnes
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Well, the mistake
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That's another reason politics needs you.
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Mr. President.
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You need to bring your Rohingya people home.
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fear and suspicion to hold onto its power.
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but nothing is harder to learn to use."
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Oh, that's because I beat him out of his birthday money.
Aired 5 months ago - Mar 11, 2018

Elizabeth seeks creative solutions when the president of Sri Lanka's psychic convinces him to not move forward with a trade agreement with the U.S. Also, Alison grapples with guilt for missing the warning signs after her college roommate attempts suicide, and Henry makes an abrupt career decision.

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Don't make me feel bad about it.
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my roommate was so homesick,
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and I've just learned that he is on board
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The spirits have withdrawn their blessings.
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We're already over our Af-Pak budget containing the Taliban.
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But if your grandmother wants what's best for your country
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It's primarily used for dinners and press conferences.
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Who is the man with the "L" name?
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The one who will be a father to your little girl.
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Well, I was, I was a little less combative,
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- Night. - Good night.
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- Wait. What's wrong? - I walked into
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- It's nobody's fault. - Come on.
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Oh, come on.
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with the trade agreement initially, but...
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Her folks are taking her back to Michigan once she's discharged.
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Now it's just about figuring out how to get word
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Uh...
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but can we perhaps consider the idea that
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but also a wise, kind woman.
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Wow. Nicely done, babe.
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- You just called him a nice kid. - Okay.
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I broke your stupid night-light
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S-Suicide clusters.
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Mom's been looking for an excuse
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I kept thinking there was something I missed.
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'cause, uh, Ali and I are giving up pork, right?
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Yeah? Two surface-to-air missiles
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Oh.
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Two months ago, that was a nonstarter.
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Me, too. It sucks.
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Okay. Let's hear it.
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All right, listen, it doesn't matter what I say at this point.
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No, thank you.
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How dare you accuse me.
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What if I walk away from the Chinese?
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Ma'am. Acting President Hurst is asking to see you.
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because it was not good for our country.
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Not necessarily.
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You were saying?
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speaks to much larger concerns in your department.
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I'm going to resign
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Yeah, but I can empathize like nobody's business. Hit me.
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Sri Lanka is a wonderful country with a very generous people."
Aired 7 months ago - Jan 14, 2018

After President Dalton hears about a sonic attack at the U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria, he thinks Russia is to blame and uncharacteristically threatens them with military force, leaving his cabinet concerned about his mental status.

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WOMAN: Mr. President?
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Due respect, sir, actually, you do.
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For now, let's just... contain the damage.
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but what's going on with the president?
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- of peace and solitude. - And that's why
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threatened Russia on the world stage.
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I'm hoping he turns on the charm tomorrow
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I don't even know what's down here.
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The point here isn't to be right.
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Everything inside the walls that makes it all work.
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He wants you in the Situation Room.
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What the hell took you so long?
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We're talking about a response to an arms deal.
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I will not obey the order, sir.
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Enough.
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The, uh, embassy has a Diplotots day care on the first floor
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he couldn't afford to lose
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with 1,500 nuclear-armed ICBMs
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- We have 24 hours. - RUSSELL: Good.
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But I'm not making any promises.
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No. "Sits up". Sits up.
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What, so now sentimentality is okay?
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because he's finally reached his limit with an adversary
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is out of proportion.
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the Constitution is still intact for now.
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We have the best system of government
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WARE: Well, the noise would produce
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- in the first place, sir. - So you're okay with them spying on us?
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But the man who publicly threatened to unleash
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that if the heads of the executive departments
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President Dalton will enter the Situation Room,
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doesn't do it for you, Hank?
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TOM: To my mind, it's more dangerous
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to the Constitution,
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delighted to witness your milestones.
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for the 25th Amendment or impeachment.
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It's done.
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Where's my national security team?
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- I'll fight this. - You're not well, Conrad.
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will know that the cabinet has lost faith
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- almost 18 months. - Right, 'cause his sisters
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- like a good time to rebuild. - No.
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And this accounts for the personality change?
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It's fine hearing it from you, Henry.
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Madam President.
Aired 7 months ago - Jan 07, 2018

When Vice President Hurst feels threatened that Secretary of State McCord is vying to be the next president, she attempts to set Elizabeth up for failure by promising that Americans will continue to be able to adopt Russian orphans, despite the potential ban by Russia’s president. Also, Elizabeth and Henry find out Stevie is dating Dmitri after he is followed by a Russian assassin. MORE -LESS

Aired 8 months ago - Dec 17, 2017

Secretary of State McCord struggles with the realization that she may need to advise the Afghan government that a compromise with the Taliban may be better than a war with them. Also, Henry uses Dmitri as bait to convince a Russian spy to help the U.S., and Daisy returns from maternity leave and decides to finally tell Joe's mother about the baby.

Aired 8 months ago - Dec 10, 2017

Secretary of State McCord reluctantly agrees to host a holiday party in the hopes of persuading senators in attendance to pass a treaty that requires countries to destroy landmines. Also, Henry tries to find evidence that the Senate Majority Leader exchanged information with the Russians.

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Carpenter's one of the most powerful men in the country.
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CIA will assist in intelligence gathering
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"Well, you won't ratify Calgary. Why should we".
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You got any plans this weekend?
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- we don't. - What, uh...
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who tend to take their cues from the military;
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What's this really about?
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So, I hear you're throwing a party this weekend.
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It's a terrible idea.
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We are going to cover a lot of ground.
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So, you know, simple.
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Uh, why don't you write it down for me?
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But talk to me about Russia and China.
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- Yeah. - Nice.
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Been working for Majority Leader Carpenter
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the Woodmont Triangle neighborhood in Bethesda.
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Sure is. Yeah.
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- Okay? All right. - Okay. Mom, this party is tomorrow.
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holds some appeal.
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Uh, in order to get those, we have to get the SecDef.
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Because... here is the point of this meeting...
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The potential campaign donors that the White House invited.
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Mr. President.
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I'm looking forward to visiting
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And you're not getting out of here until you do.
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Me, too. So now what?
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So, uh, given the time and...
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- Thank God. - Here
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Um, Alison needs at least an hour before
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I have moved heaven and earth
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Daisy, you okay being away from that baby, honestly?
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I'd be honored if you'd call me Beau.
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♪ Joy to the world... ♪
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- ♪ Christmas ♪ - ♪ The snow's coming down ♪
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I apologize, Madam Secretary, but
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- We're running out of time. - Copy that.
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I truly believe that you want what's best,
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- Looks like we got him. - All units report in.
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are high enough...
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Carlos, everyone already knows you're tough.
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I want to thank you for having us, Madam Secretary.
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But also kind of a pain in the ass, right?
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Hi.
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then give it to him so it looks like a family loan...
Aired 9 months ago - Nov 26, 2017

Secretary of State McCord and her staff work with the Mexican government to extradite a Mexican cartel leader to a U.S. prison in an effort to diminish the opioid crisis. But after he escapes during transport and a journalist who secured a gloating interview with him while on the lam is murdered, Elizabeth’s urgency to find the leader escalates.

Aired 9 months ago - Nov 19, 2017

When a Russian dissident flees to the U.S. after contracting smallpox, Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord and retired U.N. Ambassador Kat Sandoval must work with Russian Foreign Minister Konstantin Avdonin to contain the outbreak.

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For what it's worth, we're about to grant asylum
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I had a pretty amazing sous chef.
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Jace, door open.
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Y-You saw what happened when President Dalton ran
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A sustainable human society is very much like...
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we'll be able to locate...
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Yeah. I need you and Alexander to pull his file,
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- Yeah... - But isn't she that crazy consultant lady
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You think Russia deliberately infected this guy with smallpox?
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So what about Markevich?
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not just with the U.S., but the world.
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but we are not raising a high school dropout.
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Fine. I'll put him on a plane right now.
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I don't think he had any idea.
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Dude, it's your junior year...
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But you can't, you can't banish me...
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to reach Kat Sandoval before she arrived.
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- Oh. - I told my daughter that I...
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but would you sign that to Russell Jackson for me?
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Uh... Yeah.
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fundamentally moral system than capitalism.
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You know, actually, I have a thought I'd like to run by you.
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Until the permafrost thaws,
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If you felt I implied in any way that your government
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all key U.S. diplomats will be expelled from Russia,
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Right when Nafisa got taken.
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You have to admire the irony.
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He said we wanted to banish him.
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And the beauty and the transcendence.
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he died.
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over the entire North Pole.
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She is the reason we are talking about permafrost.
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There was a study where they reintroduced livestock
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By bringing back woolly mammoths.
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Makes us look weak.
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Oh, it hasn't happened yet.
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I think he could benefit from your perspective.
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No, I...
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all of our conversations will be about avocados
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I mean, how do we make this agreement
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The magic stuff that you put in gardens
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to its natural resources,
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we take a step to save the planet
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Greenland, Russia and China in this groundbreaking... _
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Final policy advisor interviews at 11:00.
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Avocados, they make no sense.
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at a chair...
Aired 9 months ago - Nov 12, 2017

Henry disagrees with the President and Elizabeth when they refuse to negotiate with terrorists for the release of an American CIA agent who was captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Also, Elizabeth tries to be supportive of Stevie who is going through a difficult time.

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Love you, sweetheart.
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Nafisa's cover was as an English teacher in Kabul.
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France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Switzerland,
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authorize up to $5 million for any Intel
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Well, yeah, I can... schedule a debrief
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Uh-oh, this doesn't look like a baby announcement.
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But you have given me an idea.
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- It was a screw up. - Nafisa sat across the table from him,
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It will be expensive.
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for Pakistan to stand on the world stage with us
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You know, I-I remember there's a story from the Vietnam War era.
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Mom?
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And I see that Jareth has posted
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It just sucks.
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The question is, what does it mean?
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And I'm fine.
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Well, my girlfriend came home, and she was furious.
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Uh, just to confirm, you're meeting with the secretary
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Uh, apparently, a return call isn't necessary.
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out of the Taliban hideout and deliver her to us personally.
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Ma'am, it's me.
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Just my last few days before being released.
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and then nothing.
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- the option of a raid. - SEAL Team 4 can transport
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- and breach the door. - Before we risk any lives,
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He's close enough that he would have been read in
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Jimmy Carter unfroze eight billion
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I could have used a little help in there.
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to make that happen.
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policy can be rewritten in the cold light of day.
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I spoke to a friend of mine from my mother's mosque.
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Well, it's a, it's an unspoken exchange of favors,
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in a more appropriate fashion.
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Huge disaster.
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to the same level of expertise
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That these solar deals get made.
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when the Taliban busted in.
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Nafisa and Bakunin to the Russians,
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Big man.
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Life is such a beautiful mess.
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All right, I'm gonna check the bedroom again.
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Right.
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Well, if it makes you feel any better,
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Aired 9 months ago - Nov 05, 2017

Elizabeth is determined to continue to hold a human trafficking conference in Kyrgyzstan despite the inappropriate actions by a U.S. ambassador. Also, Elizabeth and Henry worry about Alison when she keeps coming home from college.

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Happy to be sleep deprived
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Central Asia is still one of the last strongholds
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where there will be even more pastries.
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- Hi. - Alexander Mehranov.
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Uh, Alexander, hang back for a second, would you?
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Are you sure that's best?
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ELIZABETH: She personally hammered out the agreement
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Sounds like the cold shoulder is attached to a pair of cold feet.
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Neither do I.
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An egomaniac like Nogoyev is vulnerable to flattery.
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We have a chance to strike a blow against human trafficking
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- I definitely want more. (gasps) - Hello!
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- You have to watch this one, Dad. - Hmm?
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Thanks, buddy. Hang in there.
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As far as I can tell, she hasn't even started yet.
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Uh, how was your flight?
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Nogoyev must have found out.
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She's in love, Russell. It's a human mistake.
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We can put out a statement that Julia resigned
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Look, your mom and I know that you haven't started your dress.
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You know the most important thing I learned in the Marines?
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You'll never know what you're capable of until you start.
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Then why did you agree
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Ooh, Mr. President, before you go, I want to check
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We can still salvage a lesser
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before our ambassador was declared persona non grata,
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I mean, of all the times that you were in here, did you...
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Is a first choice haven for money launderers.
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of a Libyan civil war last month.
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(sighs)
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This affair is the perfect excuse.
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STEVIE: I can't believe how quickly you finished this.
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about my adequacy as a designer and human being,
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So he was spying for Kyrgyzstan.
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tear into every server and fiber optic cable
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Senator Morejon's people have already cut an attack ad.
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I'm just finishing up the official briefings. _
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so anything you may have heard...
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(line ringing)
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(people shouting, screaming)
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Uh, is, uh... is your team okay?
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(translated): But I see no reason to reinstate
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But your money isn't.
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This was a bad idea.
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even when I'm really well-rested
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- Okay. - (exhales)
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I know, uh, grumbling isn't part of the job description.
Aired 10 months ago - Oct 29, 2017

As the government shutdown shows no sign of progress, Secretary of State McCord must negotiate an agreement between the White House and its opposition led by Senator Morejon. Also, Elizabeth is having trouble finding a suitable replacement for the chief of staff position.

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Sorry, I was just on with my ex-mother-in-law.
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Big blur of accomplishments.
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We could promote our acting chief of staff.
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Ambassador Henderson was the Ebola Coordinator in 2014,
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Any case, she offered to fly me out weeks ago,
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Oh, yeah, 'cause they're so overpaid.
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Because I can't... I can't, I...
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Yeah, just for the weekend. I'm joining my wife.
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You know, Alexander might have a take on it.
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J-Janine.
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Can I answer the question?
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Yeah, I'm sure he is.
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And for what it's worth, Mom,
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So does this mean I'll be all on my own this weekend?
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Jay? I'm calling the FEC.
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one of my steps is to make a list of the people I've hurt.
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Uh, of course.
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So, I found something.
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As your acting chief of staff,
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Oh, man, man, man.
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All right. 7:00 at the latest. I got to go try and stop
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Worked with Craig Sterling.
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No, listen, you-you don't have to go to this thing.
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This place has a serious case of the cutes.
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More time for beatboxing, right, Li'l C? Drop it.
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When I was a kid, I-I loved my giggledoodle,
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before Russell Jackson calls and totally ruins our night.
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Babe, I'm not even sure he noticed.
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Look at how you get when we talk about him.
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shortly after she returned from West Africa.
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For God's sakes, when is it going to stop
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I guess I thought we were all on the same team.
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Russell and Morejon.
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...to bring me his threats in person.
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who came here trying to blackmail me.
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Look, you can either dare Russell Jackson
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What's the news from Dallas?
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That's what I've been looking for.
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No, really, like, I have to leave by 6:00 on Tuesdays
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Figured we had a weekend to make up for.
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I was gonna pick it up in Paris and give it to you there,
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...getting blamed for one.
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Good night, Russell.
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It's up to you.
Aired 10 months ago - Oct 22, 2017

With a government shutdown looming, Elizabeth must think outside the box to help fund an electrical grid in a Syrian refugee camp, before riots break out in the country due to the lack of electricity and water. Also, Henry searches for Dmitri when he goes missing.

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- I thought so. - Good morning, ma'am.
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Then the criminals come out.
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Unbelievable.
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have complained about this for years.
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and that speaks well of him...
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not far from here... very discreet.
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No, no, no! I don't like lemon.
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- Hi, Nadine. - Well,
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correctly, and their grid is overtaxed as it is.
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Clinics in Fallujah with no doctors 'cause the money
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The purpose of government is to manage core issues,
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Whenever Russell says something is "illuminating,"
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He told me he was going away for work,
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or bribe the right guys in Lebanon.
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My son, Roland, and his girlfriend, Shindy,
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to Homeland Security and plead the case in person.
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Way to sell it.
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That's my two cents.
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And in a country with such a volatile mix of faiths...
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or a little bit of extra time for the team on the ground
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is actually the 60-year-old wife of a retired,
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And despite your best efforts, they're going to resent you.
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You think maybe we could look at the footage?
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Oh, yeah, right. That's why you're holed up in this dump.
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- Although that's true. She didn't. - Wha...?
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Alone and ashamed. That sounds like a perfect emotional state
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To power the refugee camp?
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We are damn sure gonna try, so let's get on it.
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What'd I say?
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Okay. Now, I-I know what you're thinking.
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"Diplo Tot."
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Yeah, actually. The guy I was talking to
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If I say you're non-essential, don't take it personally.
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and we won't even get any of the credit for it?
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If the shutdown happens,
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Either accept our amendments to the CR
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Well, you did save my life that time, so you get one.
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I give you my word as a Marine, I will answer that call.
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He's the dog that caught the car.
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no matter what, and never talks about it to anyone.
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I'll edit the speech on Marine One.
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I mean, not to mention our adversaries.
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...I'm going to be a grandmother.
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Aired 10 months ago - Oct 15, 2017

While Elizabeth is in Libya to help negotiate an end to their civil war, a tragic accident with her chauffeured car embroils her in an urgent situation to secure medical care for a gravely wounded local girl.

Aired 10 months ago - Oct 08, 2017

When the assistant vice minister of Timor-Leste suddenly dies during a meeting with Elizabeth on the first day of the U.N General Assembly, she becomes suspicious after the president of Timor-Leste ships the body back without a proper investigation. Also, a "fake news" story surfaces claiming Elizabeth is responsible for the minister’s death, and Dmitri returns to work with Henry. MORE -LESS

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Totally.
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I will slay you at book club.
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"to the same political and economic transparency
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Madam Secretary,
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Uh, get something to eat, okay?
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Instead, I'll take a meeting with the Assistant Vice Minister
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I understand that you had something
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Uh, also, a gentle reminder that
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(softly): Right. Okay. Thank you.
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Oh, great.
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He was a good friend.
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Did it seem important?
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falls under the protections of diplomatic immunity.
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Bento was desperate to talk to me.
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First of all, even if I'm sublimating, I'm not insane.
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I helped you put up your anti-apartheid posters
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But another thing: we all went back through our records,
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So much for sublimating.
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and quietly sold off the islands to a shadowy buyer.
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You've got it.
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You left UNGA for this?
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ELIZABETH: Oh, sweetheart, we don't worry...
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It seems that you may have, um...
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and so you stabbed him in the chest during an unscheduled,
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Yes, ma'am.
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that's taken hold of social media
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I will demand the immediate removal
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Reliable information is
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Furthermore, a mainstream media outlet
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I believe that's Mr. Jackson's knock, ma'am.
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I couldn't just sit there
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You have a lot to prove to the bosses.
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President Da Silva told me that it was a car accident.
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Again, my deepest sympathies.
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Very rare, very toxic chemical.
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of Timor-Leste into selling them a small island,
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And I know that you want your country
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It's not too late.
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This has something to do with everyone's troubles in the news.
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Eh, we're kind of married to the idea of free press, thanks.
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of what China would look like if heroin and cocaine become
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can use the power of fake news to rattle a country,