1999 was between the presidential election year and the midterm elections in the United States.

Major eventsEdit

  • The first presidential inauguration of Josiah Bartlet.
  • The Comprehensive Access and Responsibility Act, an alternative to the Patient's Bill of Rights, is introduced to Congress, but not passed into law.[1]

Events of The West WingEdit


  1. "It's the Patient's Bill of Rights, but the CARA was introduced in 1999. It's fundamentally the same thing and the Republicans have agreed to discuss changing the name back." from The Leadership Breakfast
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