And there are articles about how well I do at my job.
On last night's episode of , White House Press Secretary Abby Whelan (Darby Stanchfield) contemplated resigning from her post when another woman, played by Lena Dunham, threatened to write a tell-all about the sex lives of several men in D. They have a running joke that I'm on a hunger strike until I can be liberated by the democrats. Every article that comes out about me has your name somewhere in it because apparently there's this rule: In order to mention my name, they also have to report to the world that there's a man who wants me.
C., including Abby's boyfriend, political consultant Leo Bergen (Paul Adelstein). My work, my accomplishments, my awards—I stand at the most powerful podium in the world, but a story about me ain't a story unless they can report on the fact that I am girlfriend of D. fixer Leo Bergen, like it validates me, gives me an identity, a definition. Tell me, when they write articles about you, Leo, how often do they mention me?
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), offering access to a $300 million fund to advance her position.