Hey, what are you doing?
Did you get a good look?
Blue Toyota Camry, it's all I saw.
It's the Wharton's dog.
Oh, man. He's not gonna make it.
Go see if they're at home.
There are two kinds of pain.
The sort of pain that makes you strong...
or useless pain...
The sort of pain that's only suffering.
I have no patience for useless things.
Moments like this require someone who will act...
or do the unpleasant thing,
or the necessary thing.
No more pain.
It was a hit and run, I'm awfully sorry.
He must have jumped over the fence again.
Look, Steve's gonna file a report on the car,
he'll put his people on it.
We'll track him down.
Happy New Year!
Oh, President elected Garrett Walker.
Do I like him? No.
Do I believe in him? That's beside the point.
Any politician that gets 70 million votes
has tapped into something larger than himself,
larger than even me as much as I hate to admit it.
Look at that winning smile, those trusting eyes.
I clung to him early on, and made myself vital.
After 22 years in congress
I can smell which way the wind is going.
Jim Matthews, his right honorably VicePresident.
Former Governor of Pennsylvania.
He did his duty in delivering the Keystone State.
Bless his heart.
And now they're about to put him out to pasture.
But he looks happy, now doesn't he?
For some, it's simply the size of the chair.
Linda Vasquez, Walker's chief of staff.
I got her hired. She's a woman, check.
And a Latina, check.
But more important than that, she's as tough as twodollar steak.
Check, check, check.
When it comes to the White House,
you not only need the keys in your back pocket.
You need the gatekeeper.
As for me, I'm just a lowly house majority whip.
I keep things moving in a Congress
choked by pettiness, and lassitude.
My job is to clear the pipes, and keep the sludge moving.
But I won't have to be a plumber much longer. I've done my time.
I backed the right man.
Give and take.
Welcome to Washington.
You need a haircut.
A little trim.
What are you gonna wear?
You mean for the meeting? For the announcement.
I'm wearing my navy blue, the one with the pinstripes.
You look handsome in that suit.