Bartlet's staff prepares a legal team to deal with the inquiry into Bartlet's involvement in the Qumari assassination. The country of Qumar is manufacturing evidence to implicate Israel, which could lead to war. The staffers cautiously approach Leo's ex-wife, attorney Jordon Kendall (JOANNA GLEASON), to represent Bartlet. Meanwhile, a key judicial ruling on presidential third-party candidates causes trouble for Bartlet's campaign. Josh is upset with his girlfriend, Amy (recurring guest star MARY-LOUISE PARKER), for accepting a certain job interview. Sam, Toby and Josh concoct a radical new idea to help people pay for college education. And the approval of prospective executive secretary Debbie Fiderer (recurring guest star LILY TOMLIN) is threatened when new evidence is discovered.