'Parks and Recreation': Amy Poehler talks 'Live Ammo' and Leslie's looming election


Leslie Knope has a whole lot to clear off her plate before "Parks and Recreation" closes out its season. The perennially upbeat Leslie (Amy Poehler) is still trailing Bobby Newport (guest star Paul Rudd) in her campaign for the Pawnee City Council, and she has only a few weeks to make up the ground. She's also still doing her job at the parks department, and that puts her in a tough spot in Thursday's (April 19) episode. She lobbies a councilman (guest star Bradley Whitford) to keep her department's budget intact, and he agrees. What feels like a win for Leslie, though, comes with some unintended consequences."This episode is about realizing she has to make tough choices," Poehler tells Zap2it via e-mail. "If she wants to win she has to start thinking bigger. This might mean not being able to take care of her friends the way she used to."Which is not to say...



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