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Video: Parks and Recreation Stops by the White House

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Vice President Joe Biden showed up on television screens Thurs. Nov. 15 during a brief cameo on the NBC show Parks and Recreation.

The office of the vice president even tweeted out a behind the scenes shot during filming at the White House.

Leslie Knope’s last foray to Washington DC had her stopping by the Interior Department and hobnobbing with several senators, including John McCain, R-Ariz. 

This time around, fiancée Ben Wyatt gives Leslie the only engagement present better than a waffle tower: a meeting with Vice President Joe Biden.

During his cameo, Biden congratulated Leslie, who serves as Pawnee city councilwoman and previously led the Pawnee parks department, on her public service for Indiana.  Meanwhile Leslie, who has high political aspirations of her own, offered to take over as Secretary of State after Hillary Clinton steps down from the position

Caitlin Fairchild joined Government Executive in summer 2011 as an editorial fellow, after graduating from the College of William & Mary, where she spent four years writing for the student newspaper, The Flat Hat. In March 2012, she was hired full time as a web producer. She has completed internships at Washingtonian Magazine and at the public affairs office of Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas.

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