R | | Drama, Thriller
An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.
Several times in the movie, characters ask young interns if they are "Bearcats," which refers to the University of Cincinnati. George Clooney attended the University of Cincinnati (briefly), though he never graduated from college.
I'm not a Christian. I'm not an Atheist. I'm not Jewish. I'm not Muslim. My religion, what I believe in is called the Constitution of United States of America.
Ohio is a two license plate state. All the vehicles in Ohio are missing the front license plate.
Despite the fact that much of the movie was filmed in Ohio, the credits of the theatrical release only say "Filmed on location in Michigan". This was corrected for the home video releases, which read "Filmed in the state of Michigan and the state of Ohio".
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