The Presidential campaign was a disorganized disaster. Sound systems failed, planes ran late, arrangements fell through. Most of the time, candidate Daniel Soltero's handlers couldn't "handle" anything. And their biggest problem was Soltero himself: a hot-headed taker of risks, seemingly determined to destroy not only his campaign schedule but any chance of winning the presidential primaries. all on live TV! Veteran network correspondent Axel Tyson has his own troubles. Late one night, his daughter is raped. Rushing her to the hospital, he wrecks the car, adding to her injuries. Since his own feelings of guilt and depression are making it harder for her to recover, he agrees to join the Soltero campaign press corps. It's a distraction, to get him out of Washington. Within 48 hours he has killed another rapist, with his bare hands.