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A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.

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House of Cards: Chapter 53  Season 5, Episode 1

"I will not yield.... You have nothing to be afraid of." [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on May 30 at 9:55 AM - 9 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 52  Season 4, Episode 13

As the hostage situation continues, Claire secretly negotiates with Yusuf al Ahmadi. Frank confronts Hammerschmidt. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Apr 6, 2016 at 8:43 AM - 20 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 51  Season 4, Episode 12

Frank sent the US Special Forces to Syria to capture the head of ICO. The Underwoods are simul-debating Conway and Brockhart, when the President is pulled away to deal with terrorists who kidnapped an American family. And they'll only speak to his successor - Conway.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Apr 4, 2016 at 11:56 PM - 10 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 50  Season 4, Episode 11

The Underwood-Underwood ticket is secure, but they're trailing Conway-Brockhart by double digits, and Frank can't travel too much or his new liver will give out. He turns his attention to ICO, and Conway doesn't want his issue yanked out from under him. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Apr 1, 2016 at 10:57 AM - 14 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 49  Season 4, Episode 10

The Underwoods' plan to sweep the ticket is unraveling as Heather Dunbar and Cathy Durant make a play to open the presidential nomination. Frank takes a break (and freezes the convention) to deal with ICO and -- not coincidentally -- his Secretary of State. Claire says good-bye to her mother in the most Haleian-Underwoodian possible fashion.
posted by Etrigan on Mar 30, 2016 at 6:09 AM - 5 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 48  Season 4, Episode 9

The convention is in full swing, and VP Blythe helps light a spark that the Underwoods hope will fan into a nominating flame. But first, Cathy Durant may have a trick up her sleeve as well.
posted by Etrigan on Mar 28, 2016 at 5:55 AM - 4 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 47  Season 4, Episode 8

Frank and Claire are in agreement on Underwood/Underwood 2016, but how to sell this patently insane plan to the world? First step: get Cathy Durant on the ticket. Second step: not really. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Mar 25, 2016 at 7:27 AM - 5 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 46  Season 4, Episode 7

Heather Dunbar suspends her campaign, so Frank turns his attention to getting Claire on the ticket and getting under the skin of his Republican challenger. Thinly veiled versions of Google and ISIS make their way into the headlines and the race. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Mar 24, 2016 at 6:09 AM - 11 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 45  Season 4, Episode 6

The President needs a liver, but he's second on the list. While Doug wrestles with his conscience for about three seconds, Claire inserts herself in the G7 summit, cutting Kathy Durant out of the equation to get Petrov to agree to an energy plan.
posted by Etrigan on Mar 21, 2016 at 6:25 AM - 11 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 44  Season 4, Episode 5

Frank hallucinates. Lucas Goodwin wreaks post-mortem havoc as his meeting with Heather Dunbar becomes known to the White House. Claire strengthens her hold on Donald Blythe's strings. LeAnn brings Remy back into the fold.
posted by Etrigan on Mar 20, 2016 at 5:40 AM - 5 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 43  Season 4, Episode 4

Claire plays what might be the ultimate trump card, threatening to divorce Frank in the middle of the campaign if she isn't on the ticket, but then something even bigger happens. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Mar 16, 2016 at 6:01 AM - 22 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 42  Season 4, Episode 3

Lucas Goodwin seems to resolve on a course of action, and Claire returns Frank's kneecapping in a rather... nuclear manner.
posted by Etrigan on Mar 14, 2016 at 9:04 AM - 8 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 41  Season 4, Episode 2

The states of many unions are explored, as Claire takes on her mother, Frank definitively and publicly stomps out Claire's House plans, and a Russian coup attempt is revealed.
posted by Etrigan on Mar 10, 2016 at 8:13 AM - 13 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 40  Season 4, Episode 1

Claire has plans that don't involve being First Lady (including staying out of New Hampshire on the eve of the primary), but Frank and Doug cut them off. For now. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Mar 8, 2016 at 1:14 PM - 17 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 1  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 1

In which we are introduced to Frank and Claire Underwood, a Washington, DC, power couple. [more inside]
posted by feckless fecal fear mongering on Jan 25, 2016 at 2:07 PM - 0 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 39  Season 3, Episode 13

In the midst of the Iowa caucuses, Frank and Claire must confront hard truths about each other. [more inside]
posted by zix on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:27 AM - 36 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 38  Season 3, Episode 12

Heather Dunbar goes for the jugular, forcing Claire to confront her worst fears. The rift between Frank and Claire widens. [more inside]
posted by zix on Mar 23, 2015 at 7:47 AM - 4 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 37  Season 3, Episode 11

Things turn ugly when Frank, Jackie, and Heather square off during their first debate. Tom joins Claire on the campaign trail. [more inside]
posted by zix on Mar 20, 2015 at 12:30 PM - 7 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 36  Season 3, Episode 10

Frank needs to deals with Petrov one on one while Claire tries to preserve the peacekeeping mission. Sacrifices will be made. [more inside]
posted by zix on Mar 19, 2015 at 9:00 AM - 6 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 35  Season 3, Episode 9

The Jordan Valley erupts in chaos just as Frank's campaign is picking up steam. Claire receives some disturbing intel and counsels him. [more inside]
posted by zix on Mar 17, 2015 at 7:46 AM - 6 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 34  Season 3, Episode 8

The forecast looks bleak for the President's signature AmWorks project. [more inside]
posted by computech_apolloniajames on Mar 12, 2015 at 8:58 PM - 6 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 33  Season 3, Episode 7

The damage is done and the Underwoods must repair it. But deep wounds don't heal fast and sometimes not at all. [more inside]
posted by zix on Mar 11, 2015 at 7:15 PM - 10 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 32  Season 3, Episode 6

Frank and Claire travel to Moscow to meet with Petrov. [more inside]
posted by donajo on Mar 9, 2015 at 6:33 PM - 21 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 31  Season 3, Episode 5

Frank declares war on Congress to jump-start his jobs program. Claire spars with the Russian ambassador. [more inside]
posted by zix on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:02 PM - 13 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 30  Season 3, Episode 4

Claire bypasses Russia at the U.N. Frank tries to outmaneuver a political challenger and ends up facing a higher power. [more inside]
posted by zix on Mar 4, 2015 at 7:59 AM - 25 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 29  Season 3, Episode 3

The Russian president's state visit becomes a cold war of wills, and some punks heat it up. [more inside]
posted by zix on Mar 2, 2015 at 12:27 PM - 22 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 28  Season 3, Episode 2

Claire's U.N. bid runs into trouble. Frank fights off mutiny with a bold address to the country. [more inside]
posted by zix on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:18 PM - 24 comments

House of Cards: Chapter 27  Season 3, Episode 1

Frank wants to introduce an ambitious jobs program, while Claire sets her sights on the United Nations.
posted by zix on Feb 27, 2015 at 7:33 PM - 25 comments