The Vice President is still dead though. In a controversial move the President (Jeff Bridges, The Big Lebowski) chooses Senator Laine Hanson (Joan Allen, The Ice Storm) to be become the first ever female Vice President, subject to a confirmation hearing. In what is a plan to get someone else the job, and revenge for her switching political parties, stories about Senator Hanson’s past surface. The allegations against her are based are on events from her time in college. Does the Senator back down to avoid embarrassing the President, and herself? Does she come out fighting regardless of the truth?