Charles S. Dutton
A serious health scare causes John Thomas (50’s), an insurance salesman, to take an overwhelming involvement in the Obama campaign, which creates a strain on various relationships within his family.
Vanessa Bell Calloway
Molly (40’s), John’s strong, but supportive wife, struggles to cope with her husband’s obsessive involvement in the Obama campaign as well as his health scares.
John seeks financial support of the Obama campaign through MLK, a Republican relative. At first, MLK starkly resists supporting a Democratic candidate, but eventually comes around to giving his full-fledged support of Obama.
Tamika, John’s daughter, has recently fallen in love and become engaged. John is in danger of missing out on this crucial moment of her life if he continues to neglect his family relationships.
After his recent incarceration, Joshua, John’s brother, deals with life after prison in a tough economy and with a new marriage that is on the brink of complete deterioration.
Jamel, one of John’s two sons, is a boxer who is on the rise. Rather than support and look out for him as he rises to success, John instead allows his obession with the Obama campaign to take priority over his relationship to his son.