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.
- Year: 2000
- Country: Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
- Genre: Drama, Thriller
- Studio: Cinerenta Medienbeteiligungs KG, Cinecontender Internationale, Battleplan Productions, SE8 Group, DreamWorks Pictures
- Keyword: usa president, washington dc, usa, government, politics, sex scandal, vice president
- Director: Rod Lurie
- Cast: Joan Allen, Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater, Sam Elliott, William Petersen