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Garfield and Lying: The Conkling Problem

Clip: Season 28 Episode 4 | 2m 39s

Garfield knew he had to secure New York to win the presidency - but that meant negotiating with Roscoe Conkling and the Stalwarts. Avoiding any specific promises, Garfield met with Conkling's underlings to try and clinch their support.

Aired: 02/02/16

Rating: NR

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