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.
Despite some friction, the Walkers deepen their friendship with the Underwoods. But it's all-out war between Francis and Tusk.
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.
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.
Prime Minister Collingridge tells Urquhart that he is far too valuable in his current post to be offered a ministerial position. A vengeful Urquhart uses a young journalist to leak stories about his rivals just in time for the annual conference.
The death of the Prime Minister sparks the faithful Party Whip's ambition. The hunt to find a replacement is on, and if Urquhart lends his support to a winner, he could gain a Cabinet position, but backing a loser could cost him everything.
Ruthless and cunning, Congressman Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) and his wife Claire (Robin Wright) stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C. Kate Mara and Corey Stoll co-star in the first original series from David Fincher and Beau Willimon.
Urquhart's plans to undermine Collingridge reach their conclusion. But Mattie Storin continues to investigate the story, and Urquhart must decide how to stop her.
House Of Cards: Season 1 clip - starring Kevin Spacey, Constance Zimmer, Jayne Atkinson, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Sandrine Holt.
House Of Cards clip - starring Kevin Spacey, Constance Zimmer, Jayne Atkinson, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Sandrine Holt.
"House of Cards" is a wicked one-hour political drama series from Media Rights Capital that slithers behind the curtain of power, sex, ambition, love, greed and corruption in modern Washington D.C. An uncompromising exploration of power, ambition and the American way, the series orbits Francis Underwood (Spacey), the House Majority Whip. Underwood is the politician's politician - masterful, beguiling, charismatic and ruthless. He and his equally ambitious wife Claire (Wright) stop at nothing to ensure their ascendancy.
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.
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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