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June 3, 2002 -- On The View this morning, Richard Schiff said that Toby and CJ will be together this coming season. He said something along the lines that if you noticed, Toby wasn't in that whole CJ/Simon story and that there was a reason behind it.
Feb. 25, 2002 -- Well, if anyone is still wondering about Bartlet's republican opponent, here's the scoop:
- "Sorkin tells the mag that he is planning to revisit the BUSH-GORE Florida showdown in an upcoming episode. President Josiah Bartlet [played by actor Martin Sheen, who has called Bush a white knuckled drunk] is up for re-election this November. "Bartlet is going to be running against Governor Robert Ritchie, of Florida, who's not the sharpest tool in the box but who's raised a lot of money and is very popular with the Republican Party,? Sorkin says."
Jan. 19, 2002 --
- Donna is offered a position by an old friend, Casey, as "Issues Director for a government dot com." the company would basically
follow all government activity and they offer her an insane salary...
- Ainsley is back, and dressed to the nines. Sam comments on it, and another character tells him that what he said was demeaning.
- One of C.J.'s reporters has been kidnapped in the congo, and she is trying to get him back.
Nov. 30, 2001 --Rumors are going around the 'net that Kathryn Joosten is back and is playing Mrs. Landingham in #53 "Bartlet for America"
Oct. 16, 2001 --Spoilers for "War Crimes": Cliff is one of the people investigating the staffers, and while another lawyer is asking Donna questions, he takes note when she claims that she doesn't keep a diary. He even has the reporter read the info back to him. Hoynes is back and meeting with the president. Toby is only in the office to find out how it goes, and C.J. tells him that if the president wins, it will be on Hoynes' coattails. There is some military issue that the president is going to address in a speech that a general is very worried about the reaction to. Leo is the one he complains to. Everyone is making bets on either football or basketball and the president chides Charlie for not betting on the team that has the most players from Notre Dame. There is a guy meeting with Sam who is trying to push the elimination of the penny.
Oct. 15, 2001 --Looks like episode three of the new season is going to be called "The Ways and Means."
Oct. 14, 2001 --Supposedly, in the fourth episode of the season, Bartlet is going to veto an inheritance tax bill, but there is concern that the Senate will vote to override his veto. Also, the staff attends a black tie affair for Nobel Prize winners, and C.J. is unhappy because she's seated next to someone who won for chemistry.
Oct. 14, 2001 --There is a rumor going around that Kevin Tighe is working on The West Wing this week as a democratic governor who will be challenging Bartlet in the primaries.