Francis faces annihilation while the nation is in an uproar. Stamper must tie up loose ends. Claire feels the cost of ruthlessness.
Francis finds himself shut out and Claire makes a difficult sacrifice. Stamper tries to regain control.
A Special Prosecutor interrogates Francis. Remy Danton tries to keep his options open. Stamper wrestles with his demons.
Things get personal when Tusk blindsides the Underwoods with a scandal. Freddy and his BBQ joint get caught up in the mix.
The war with Tusk intensifies. Claire influences Tricia Walker politically and domestically. Francis has a show-down with Linda Vasquez.
Despite some friction, the Walkers deepen their friendship with the Underwoods. But it's all-out war between Francis and Tusk.
Amidst an energy crisis, Francis and Tusk end their shaky alliance. Lucas must make a difficult choice. Stamper grows closer to Rachel.
A terror scare at the Capitol traps Francis with a resentful Donald Blythe. Claire gives a live interview that rocks the media.
Francis puts China in the cross-hairs. Claire confronts a painful trauma from her past. Lucas Goodwin presses for the truth.
The Underwoods continue their ruthless rise to power. New alliances form while old ones succumb to deception and betrayal. Francis and Claire must battle threats past and present to avoid losing everything.
As the search for a new vice president lands Francis in the middle of a billionaire businessman's own power play, Zoe and Janine (Constance Zimmer) close in on the truth behind Russo's alleged suicide. Guest starring Gerald McRaney.
Following the collapse of Russo's campaign, Francis launches a risky ploy to join the Walker administration.
After winning the battle for the education bill, Francis looks to rehabilitate Russo's image so he can run him for governor in Pennsylvania.
Despite an unpopular teachers' strike, Francis turns up the heat on his union counterpart. Meanwhile, as Russo commits to sobriety in order to run for governor, Claire is forced to face up to the compromises demanded by her marriage to Francis.
As the leadership election looms, Urquhart's leading rivals have been discredited. The truth is beginning to dawn on Mattie, and Urquhart will go to any lengths to prevent her, or anyone else, from finding out what he has done to gain power.
Collingridge steps down. Mattie suspects the Prime Minister was framed, but she is too emotionally involved with Urquhart to realize he is the culprit. Ironically, Collingridge still has faith in Urquhart and feels he is the only man he can trust.
A distraught mother and a dedicated doctor are determined to help the former's little girl, who has withdrawn from reality.
House Of Cards clip - starring Kevin Spacey, Constance Zimmer, Jayne Atkinson, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Sandrine Holt.
House Of Cards: Season 1 clip - starring Kevin Spacey, Constance Zimmer, Jayne Atkinson, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Sandrine Holt.
House of Cards is a delicious tale of greed, corruption and burning ambition. At its heart is Francis Urquhart, a black-hearted villain with a smiling face, who shares with viewers his estranged humour and secret thoughts to destroy his rivals.
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