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The West Wing: Slow News Day

Toby convinces President Bartlet to sanction a secret mission to “save” Social Security, but the administration is forced to retreat when efforts to recruit a Republican Senator are leaked. Meanwhile, C.J. deals with a reporter who threatens to write a story about the efforts; and the female staffers complain to Josh about the newest employee.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x12
Production Number: 176062
Airdate: Wednesday February 04th, 2004

Director: Julie Hébert
Writer: Eli Attie

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Guest Stars
Ivan AllenIvan Allen
As Roger Salier
James IngersollJames Ingersoll
As Cable News Pundit
Joyce GuyJoyce Guy
As Charlayne
Melissa FitzgeraldMelissa Fitzgerald
As Carol Fitzpatrick
Melissa MarsalaMelissa Marsala
As Marina "Rena"
Mindy SeegerMindy Seeger
As Chris
Ron OstrowRon Ostrow
As John
Tom W. ChickTom W. Chick
As Gordon
Joaquim de AlmeidaJoaquim de Almeida
As Carlos Carrio
John J. DalesandroJohn J. Dalesandro
As Secret Service Agent
Josef SommerJosef Sommer
As Steve Gaines
Kate BurtonKate Burton
As Sarah Brainerd
Michael NouriMichael Nouri
As Roy Turner
Main Cast
Martin SheenMartin Sheen
As President Jed Bartlet
John SpencerJohn Spencer
As Leo McGarry
Allison JanneyAllison Janney
As Claudia Jean "C.J." Cregg
Bradley WhitfordBradley Whitford
As Josh Lyman
Janel MoloneyJanel Moloney
As Donna Moss
Richard SchiffRichard Schiff
As Toby Ziegler
Dulé HillDulé Hill
As Charlie Young
Joshua MalinaJoshua Malina
As Will Bailey
Episode Notes
Stockard Channing (Abbey Bartlet) does not appear in this episode.

Warning: The West Wing season 5 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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