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Is it possible to produce a good TV news show and make it popular at the same time? That's the question facing volatile cable-news anchor Will McAvoy and the ideological staff that has just been foisted upon him in this HBO drama series from Aaron Sorkin ('The Social Network'). See every episode from all three seasons of the series that stars Jeff Daniels as the acerbic ACN Network anchor. The supporting cast includes Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Olivia Munn, Dev Patel and Sam Waterston.

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Is it possible to produce a good TV news show and make it popular at the same time? That's the question facing volatile cable-news anchor Will McAvoy and the ideological staff that has just been foisted upon him in this HBO drama series from Aaron Sorkin ('The Social Network'). See every episode from all three seasons of the series that stars Jeff Daniels as the acerbic ACN Network anchor. The supporting cast includes Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Olivia Munn, Dev Patel and Sam Waterston.

    • EPISODE 1

    Season 1, Episode 1: We Just Decided To

    Series Pilot. Surviving the fallout from a meltdown, ACN 'News Night' anchor Will McAvoy returns to his job and finds that his executive producer and most of his entire staff are leaving his show. Will learns he's been assigned a new EP: MacKenzie McHale, a former girlfriend. Will and his overhauled staff face an immediate challenge when breaking news comes over the wire.

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    • 1 Hour 12 Minutes

    Series Pilot. Surviving the fallout from a meltdown, ACN 'News Night' anchor Will McAvoy returns to his job and finds that his executive producer and most of his entire staff are leaving his show. Will learns he's been assigned a new EP: MacKenzie McHale, a former girlfriend. Will and his overhauled staff face an immediate challenge when breaking news comes over the wire.

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    • 1 Hour 12 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Season 1, Episode 2: News Night 2.0

    Mac asserts control over the new incarnation of News Night and enlists a beautiful and brainy on-air economist, Sloan Sabbith, to do a nightly segment. Jim takes the fall for a Maggie miscue; Charlie forbids Reese from continuing his furtive meetings with Will; a long-festering breakup secret gets out.

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    • 57 Minutes

    Mac asserts control over the new incarnation of News Night and enlists a beautiful and brainy on-air economist, Sloan Sabbith, to do a nightly segment. Jim takes the fall for a Maggie miscue; Charlie forbids Reese from continuing his furtive meetings with Will; a long-festering breakup secret gets out.

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    • 57 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Season 1, Episode 3: The 112th Congress

    In an on-air editorial, Will apologizes for past newscasts and promises a new era of integrity for News Night. Will's new approach rankles Leona Lansing, CEO of ACN's parent company Atlantis World Media, who warns Charlie that Will's stance will not be tolerated. Jim soothes Maggie during a panic attack; Don charges Elliot to get in the game; Will parades a string of arm-candy dates in front of Mac.

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    • 58 Minutes

    In an on-air editorial, Will apologizes for past newscasts and promises a new era of integrity for News Night. Will's new approach rankles Leona Lansing, CEO of ACN's parent company Atlantis World Media, who warns Charlie that Will's stance will not be tolerated. Jim soothes Maggie during a panic attack; Don charges Elliot to get in the game; Will parades a string of arm-candy dates in front of Mac.

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    • 58 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Season 1, Episode 4: I'll Try to Fix You

    Will's 'mission to civilize' takes a hit when he finds himself in the tabloid spotlight. Wade approaches Will with info on the government's flagging ability to fight financial crime; Don gets Maggie to fix Jim up with her roommate, Lisa; Neal's 'Bigfoot is real' pitch falls on deaf ears. Will refuses to follow the media rumor mill and make a call on a breaking story.

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    • 59 Minutes

    Will's 'mission to civilize' takes a hit when he finds himself in the tabloid spotlight. Wade approaches Will with info on the government's flagging ability to fight financial crime; Don gets Maggie to fix Jim up with her roommate, Lisa; Neal's 'Bigfoot is real' pitch falls on deaf ears. Will refuses to follow the media rumor mill and make a call on a breaking story.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Season 1, Episode 5: Amen

    In the midst of its coverage of the ouster of Egyptian President Mubarak, the 'News Night' team learns of a protest in Wisconsin condemning Gov. Scott Walker's bill to balance the budget by cutting teachers' jobs. As Maggie, Jim and Don hustle to get side-by-side views of the simultaneous uprisings on air, Neal tracks down an Egyptian insider, who can get on-the-ground updates.

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    • 54 Minutes

    In the midst of its coverage of the ouster of Egyptian President Mubarak, the 'News Night' team learns of a protest in Wisconsin condemning Gov. Scott Walker's bill to balance the budget by cutting teachers' jobs. As Maggie, Jim and Don hustle to get side-by-side views of the simultaneous uprisings on air, Neal tracks down an Egyptian insider, who can get on-the-ground updates.

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    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Season 1, Episode 6: Bullies

    A lingering bout with insomnia drives Will to keep a long-standing therapy appointment. Subbing for Elliot during the Japanese nuclear crisis, Sloan's strident interrogation of a Tokyo power-company spokesperson ends up jeopardizing her own career. After his rough handling of an interview subject, Will comes to recognize the causes and effects of being a bully.

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    • 57 Minutes

    A lingering bout with insomnia drives Will to keep a long-standing therapy appointment. Subbing for Elliot during the Japanese nuclear crisis, Sloan's strident interrogation of a Tokyo power-company spokesperson ends up jeopardizing her own career. After his rough handling of an interview subject, Will comes to recognize the causes and effects of being a bully.

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    • 57 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Season 1, Episode 7: 5/1

    An anonymous source contacts Charlie and provides advance details on an imminent story of national importance. When news breaks that the President will be making a televised speech that night, the 2.0 staff cuts short its one-year (and one week) anniversary party, and rushes back to the newsroom amidst a flurry of speculation as to what exactly happened.

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    • 52 Minutes

    An anonymous source contacts Charlie and provides advance details on an imminent story of national importance. When news breaks that the President will be making a televised speech that night, the 2.0 staff cuts short its one-year (and one week) anniversary party, and rushes back to the newsroom amidst a flurry of speculation as to what exactly happened.

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    • 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Season 1, Episode 8: The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn

    News Night's refusal to lead with a pair of sensational stories causes ratings to plummet--and forces Will and Mac to abandon their principles in order to lure back viewers and shore up the network's bid to land a Republican debate. Will auditions an unlikely scribe, Brian Brenner, to write an all-access profile; Sloan chafes over her lack of air time to report on a critical financial crisis; Charlie learns the identity of an NSA whistleblower; Neal pitches an internet sting.

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    • 57 Minutes

    News Night's refusal to lead with a pair of sensational stories causes ratings to plummet--and forces Will and Mac to abandon their principles in order to lure back viewers and shore up the network's bid to land a Republican debate. Will auditions an unlikely scribe, Brian Brenner, to write an all-access profile; Sloan chafes over her lack of air time to report on a critical financial crisis; Charlie learns the identity of an NSA whistleblower; Neal pitches an internet sting.

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    • 57 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    Season 1, Episode 9: The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate

    Will and the 'News Night' staff stage a mock debate for a pair of Republican Party officials. Mac has an epiphany during a power outage; Charlie vets the credibility of an NSA insider; Lisa goes off-script during an on-air interview; Neal goes undercover as an internet troll.

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    • 55 Minutes

    Will and the 'News Night' staff stage a mock debate for a pair of Republican Party officials. Mac has an epiphany during a power outage; Charlie vets the credibility of an NSA insider; Lisa goes off-script during an on-air interview; Neal goes undercover as an internet troll.

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    • EPISODE 10

    Season 1, Episode 10: The Greater Fool

    Season One Finale. Nina Howard surprises Mac with a damning revelation; Jim and Maggie reach a crossroad; Sloan weighs a new job offer; Neal uses his internet alter-ego to smoke out a threat. Will, Mac, and Charlie face off with Leona and Reese during a tension-filled lunch meeting.

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    Season One Finale. Nina Howard surprises Mac with a damning revelation; Jim and Maggie reach a crossroad; Sloan weighs a new job offer; Neal uses his internet alter-ego to smoke out a threat. Will, Mac, and Charlie face off with Leona and Reese during a tension-filled lunch meeting.

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    • EPISODE 11

    Season 2, Episode 1: First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers

    Season Two Premiere. Will and the News Night staff are questioned by their lawyer about a story they've aired that's become a network crisis. An on-air remark from Will has him pulled from 9/11 anniversary coverage. Jim volunteers to cover for an embed reporter on the Romney campaign, and Neal investigates the beginnings of Occupy Wall Street.

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    • 52 Minutes

    Season Two Premiere. Will and the News Night staff are questioned by their lawyer about a story they've aired that's become a network crisis. An on-air remark from Will has him pulled from 9/11 anniversary coverage. Jim volunteers to cover for an embed reporter on the Romney campaign, and Neal investigates the beginnings of Occupy Wall Street.

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    • 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 12

    Season 2, Episode 2: The Genoa Tip

    A tip on a story that will ultimately cripple the network starts to become more real. MacKenzie and Sloan continue to push Will on drones as Don urges Will to advocate for Troy Davis. Maggie is un-friended by her roommate, but gets the assignment she's been begging for. Neal gets arrested on Wall Street.

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    • 54 Minutes

    A tip on a story that will ultimately cripple the network starts to become more real. MacKenzie and Sloan continue to push Will on drones as Don urges Will to advocate for Troy Davis. Maggie is un-friended by her roommate, but gets the assignment she's been begging for. Neal gets arrested on Wall Street.

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    • EPISODE 13

    Season 2, Episode 3: Willie Pete

    Will continues his mission to civilize by telling Nina Howard the truth. A new witness to the Genoa story emerges on Twitter, and in New Hampshire, Jim's efforts to have his questions answered continue to fall on deaf ears.

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    • 57 Minutes

    Will continues his mission to civilize by telling Nina Howard the truth. A new witness to the Genoa story emerges on Twitter, and in New Hampshire, Jim's efforts to have his questions answered continue to fall on deaf ears.

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    • 57 Minutes
    • EPISODE 14

    Season 2, Episode 4: Unintended Consequences

    Maggie tries to convince Rebecca she's fine following her shattering trip to Africa with Gary. An Occupy Wall Street protester with a Black Op lead refuses to cooperate with Neal and Jerry after an on-air interview with Will goes poorly. Jim lands Hallie a one-on-one but gets heat from Mac as a result.

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    • 57 Minutes

    Maggie tries to convince Rebecca she's fine following her shattering trip to Africa with Gary. An Occupy Wall Street protester with a Black Op lead refuses to cooperate with Neal and Jerry after an on-air interview with Will goes poorly. Jim lands Hallie a one-on-one but gets heat from Mac as a result.

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    • 57 Minutes
    • EPISODE 15

    Season 2, Episode 5: News Night with Will McAvoy

    Will is distracted during his telecast by a phone call and an unflattering twitter post. Charlie gets a visit from a longtime friend from the Office of Naval Intelligence, who has knowledge of Operation Genoa. Sloan phases from humiliation to rage following a revenge posting. The newsroom traverses the slippery slope separating fact from fiction.

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    • 57 Minutes

    Will is distracted during his telecast by a phone call and an unflattering twitter post. Charlie gets a visit from a longtime friend from the Office of Naval Intelligence, who has knowledge of Operation Genoa. Sloan phases from humiliation to rage following a revenge posting. The newsroom traverses the slippery slope separating fact from fiction.

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    • 57 Minutes
    • EPISODE 16

    Season 2, Episode 6: One Step Too Many

    Mac and Charlie score a key witness, a retired Marine general, in their attempt to corroborate Dantana's Operation Genoa story. Will follows Nina's lead to soften his image by making an impromptu appearance on a morning talk show. Jim gets unexpected company during his reunion with Hallie, who's in town to cover a Romney rally.

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    • 50 Minutes

    Mac and Charlie score a key witness, a retired Marine general, in their attempt to corroborate Dantana's Operation Genoa story. Will follows Nina's lead to soften his image by making an impromptu appearance on a morning talk show. Jim gets unexpected company during his reunion with Hallie, who's in town to cover a Romney rally.

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    • EPISODE 17

    Season 2, Episode 7: Red Team III

    Through depositions with the newsroom staff, Rebecca pieces together the events that led to ACN's fateful decision to go forward with Dantana's special report on Operation Genoa--as well as the post-air revelations that undermined its credibility. The repercussions threaten to ruin News Night while eclipsing breaking news during another 9/11 anniversary.

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    • 57 Minutes

    Through depositions with the newsroom staff, Rebecca pieces together the events that led to ACN's fateful decision to go forward with Dantana's special report on Operation Genoa--as well as the post-air revelations that undermined its credibility. The repercussions threaten to ruin News Night while eclipsing breaking news during another 9/11 anniversary.

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    • EPISODE 18

    Season 2, Episode 8: Election Night, Part I

    In the wake of Leona's refusal to accept the resignations of three top ACN talents, News Night goes forward with its 2012 election-night coverage, with Will in the unlikely role of Director of Morale. Sloan is perturbed that her book was auctioned off with a forged signature, while Mac tasks Neal to fix a faulty Wikipedia page. Mindful that Charlie wants a screw-up-free evening, Jim weighs the cons of retracting a call he made too soon. The team deliberates whether to hold off on a story that might impact a tight Senate race.

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    In the wake of Leona's refusal to accept the resignations of three top ACN talents, News Night goes forward with its 2012 election-night coverage, with Will in the unlikely role of Director of Morale. Sloan is perturbed that her book was auctioned off with a forged signature, while Mac tasks Neal to fix a faulty Wikipedia page. Mindful that Charlie wants a screw-up-free evening, Jim weighs the cons of retracting a call he made too soon. The team deliberates whether to hold off on a story that might impact a tight Senate race.

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    • EPISODE 19

    Season 2, Episode 9: Election Night, Part II

    Season Two Finale. As Election Night 2012 winds down, Will and Charlie await a decision from Reese that may impact their future at ACN, and that of the entire senior staff. Sloan learns the identity of the anonymous winning bidder for her book; Don discusses a countersuit against Dantana with Rebecca; Neal turns to Hallie for help giving Mac a parting gift; Jim tries to make peace with Lisa, encouraging Maggie to do the same; Will has a revelation while Charlie is sharing his.

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    • 58 Minutes

    Season Two Finale. As Election Night 2012 winds down, Will and Charlie await a decision from Reese that may impact their future at ACN, and that of the entire senior staff. Sloan learns the identity of the anonymous winning bidder for her book; Don discusses a countersuit against Dantana with Rebecca; Neal turns to Hallie for help giving Mac a parting gift; Jim tries to make peace with Lisa, encouraging Maggie to do the same; Will has a revelation while Charlie is sharing his.

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    • EPISODE 20

    Season 3, Episode 1: Boston

    Season 3 Premiere. In the wake of the Genoa debacle, Will, Mac and the News Night team decide to err on the side of caution in reporting a major breaking story--a strategy that may enhance credibility, if not ratings. Neal faces a slippery slope when he's contacted by an anonymous source in possession of stolen government documents revealing how false press stories planted in newspapers spawned fatal riots in Kundu. Sloan looks to solve a takeover puzzle; Maggie is forced to pinch-hit for Elliot in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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    • 52 Minutes

    Season 3 Premiere. In the wake of the Genoa debacle, Will, Mac and the News Night team decide to err on the side of caution in reporting a major breaking story--a strategy that may enhance credibility, if not ratings. Neal faces a slippery slope when he's contacted by an anonymous source in possession of stolen government documents revealing how false press stories planted in newspapers spawned fatal riots in Kundu. Sloan looks to solve a takeover puzzle; Maggie is forced to pinch-hit for Elliot in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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    • EPISODE 21

    Season 3, Episode 2: Run

    With Rebecca again tasked with defending ACN in a possible lawsuit, Will tries to protect Neal from the fallout over the DOD leak. Charlie and Leona enter the fray of a hostile-takeover gambit involving Reese's half-siblings, Blair and Randy Lansing. Sloan fears Don may be guilty of cashing in on insider information; Maggie ponders the ethics of eavesdropping; Hallie pays a price for a late-night tweet.

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    • 57 Minutes

    With Rebecca again tasked with defending ACN in a possible lawsuit, Will tries to protect Neal from the fallout over the DOD leak. Charlie and Leona enter the fray of a hostile-takeover gambit involving Reese's half-siblings, Blair and Randy Lansing. Sloan fears Don may be guilty of cashing in on insider information; Maggie ponders the ethics of eavesdropping; Hallie pays a price for a late-night tweet.

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    • 57 Minutes
    • EPISODE 22

    Season 3, Episode 3: Main Justice

    Leona and Reece look to raise cash in order to salvage ACN and thwart Blair and Randy. Will gets a surprise at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, while Charlie trades visions with ACN suitor Lucas Pruit. Maggie's EPA scoop makes it to News Night. Sloan and Don try to keep their relationship a secret from the new HR veep.

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    • 57 Minutes

    Leona and Reece look to raise cash in order to salvage ACN and thwart Blair and Randy. Will gets a surprise at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, while Charlie trades visions with ACN suitor Lucas Pruit. Maggie's EPA scoop makes it to News Night. Sloan and Don try to keep their relationship a secret from the new HR veep.

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    • EPISODE 23

    Season 3, Episode 4: Contempt

    Facing a court subpoena and possible incarceration for contempt, Will stands firm in his refusal to reveal the source of the stolen DOD documents. As Charlie's distain for Lucas reaches a fever pitch, Sloan and Mac scramble to find a more acceptable, 11th-hour buyer for ACN. Jim's relationship with Hallie is put to the test by her new job at Carnivore, a start-up website.

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    • 58 Minutes

    Facing a court subpoena and possible incarceration for contempt, Will stands firm in his refusal to reveal the source of the stolen DOD documents. As Charlie's distain for Lucas reaches a fever pitch, Sloan and Mac scramble to find a more acceptable, 11th-hour buyer for ACN. Jim's relationship with Hallie is put to the test by her new job at Carnivore, a start-up website.

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    • 58 Minutes
    • EPISODE 24

    Season 3, Episode 5: Oh Shenandoah

    Incarcerated for contempt, Will refuses to reveal the name of Neal's government source. Appearing to embrace Pruit's mandate to capture younger viewers, Charlie orders a reluctant Don to track down principals in a sexual-abuse case at an elite college. Sloan voices her objection to a new digital site built by Neal's replacement, Bree. Stranded in a Moscow airport, Jim and Maggie look to land seats for a Cuban-bound plane, hoping to interview one of its high-profile passengers.

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    • 55 Minutes

    Incarcerated for contempt, Will refuses to reveal the name of Neal's government source. Appearing to embrace Pruit's mandate to capture younger viewers, Charlie orders a reluctant Don to track down principals in a sexual-abuse case at an elite college. Sloan voices her objection to a new digital site built by Neal's replacement, Bree. Stranded in a Moscow airport, Jim and Maggie look to land seats for a Cuban-bound plane, hoping to interview one of its high-profile passengers.

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    • EPISODE 25

    Season 3, Episode 6: What Kind of Day Has It Been

    Series Finale. A sudden death leads Will and Mac to ponder the milestones that transformed the newsroom, and to look ahead towards ACN's uncertain future. Maggie lands a field-producer interview in Washington; Neal's digital site is shut down for repairs; Leona offers sage advice to Pruit.

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    Series Finale. A sudden death leads Will and Mac to ponder the milestones that transformed the newsroom, and to look ahead towards ACN's uncertain future. Maggie lands a field-producer interview in Washington; Neal's digital site is shut down for repairs; Leona offers sage advice to Pruit.

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