The vice president is dead, and as the president makes his choice for a replacement, a secret contest of wills is being waged by a formidable rival. When Senator Laine Hanson is nominated as the first woman in history to hold the office, hidden agendas explode into a battle for power.
- Genre: Drama, Thriller
- Studio: Cinerenta Medienbeteiligungs KG, Cinecontender Internationale, Battleplan Productions, SE8 Group, DreamWorks Pictures
- Keyword: washington dc, usa, usa president, sex scandal, politics, government, vice president
- Cast: Gary Oldman, Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater, Sam Elliott, William Petersen