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- In one of the press conferences, there's a Clamp Cable Network camera from Gremlins 2: The New Batch, which starred Kevin Kline's wife, Phoebe Cates.
- Many Hollywood personalities, US Congressmen, and political commentators appear in this film as themselves.
- The president's full name in the movie is William Harrison Mitchell; [?] William Henry Harrison was a real president elected in 1840 and the first president to die in office. The vice president in the movie is named Nance; [?] John Nance Garner was [?] Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president for two terms, and once derided the job as not being "worth a pitcher of warm piss" (bowdlerized at the time and often misquoted as "spit").
- Kevin Kline got the part after Warren Beatty and Kevin Costner both turned it down.
- In the film, Dave lies about a girl he met who is half-American and half-Polynesian. Kevin Kline's wife, Phoebe Cates, is half-American and half-Polynesian.
- When they are swearing Gary Nance as president, they refer to him as the 45th president of the United States. This means that Mitchell would be the 44th. George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States. Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States.