'Political Animals': Meet the Cast
Click through this slideshow to meet the major players of USA's "Political Animals." — Suzy Byrne, Yahoo! TV
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Political Animals - Season 2012
Movie and television veteran Ellen Burstyn, who most recently appeared in "Big Love," plays Margaret Barrish, Elaine's mother. She has a witty comment for every scenario -- and usually a drink in her hand, as well.