Bai, now with Yahoo News, is friends with program showrunner Beau Willimon. He shot his scenes last August and September, and alongside an approved, dummy copy of the NYT mag, uttered slightly altered lines of dialogue:
Bai got to look over his portions of the script. He made a few tweaks, like ditching a line in which he talks about the “angle” of his piece: “I would never discuss my stories in terms of angles.”
Bai is in some very good company. As Pompeo notes, Season Two of House of Cards also features the likes of Ashley Banfield, Rachel Maddow, Chris Matthews and Sean Hannity.
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