This film released in October 2000, focuses on the selection of a new vice president to replace one who has died in office. President Evans puts forward the name Laine Hanson, a former Republican-turned-Democrat serving as Senator. She would be the first Vice-President, and is also leapfrogging other politicians who thought they should be "first in Line." Controversy over Senator Hanson's past puts the full plot into motion. THis film explores the limits of privacy and the meaning of past actions in contemporary politics, especially considering how gender relates to public perceptions of acceptable behavior.