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Power and greed. Cover-ups and chicanery.

A prime-time report on the presidential campaign? Not quite.

Yet in “Favorite Son,” a new NBC miniseries, Harry Hamlin and Linda Kozlowski cast their eyes on the White House. The three-part drama airs Sunday at 9 p.m., Monday at 8:30 p.m. and Tuesday at 9 p.m. on Channels 4, 36 and 39.

Based on Steve Sohmer’s novel of the same name, the story centers on a charismatic senator (Hamlin) and his ambitious press aide (Kozlowski of “ ‘Crocodile’ Dundee”) who deviously plot a path to the presidency.

Also in the cast are Robert Loggia, James Whitmore, Stepfanie Kramer, Kenneth McMillan and Ronny Cox.

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