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Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C.

House of Cards is an adaptation of a previous BBC miniseries of the same name, which is based on the novel by Michael Dobbs.

Season 1

Chapter 1 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 1 When the newly elected President reneges on a promise, Francis and Claire decide to sever all allegiances and toss the rules out the window.

Chapter 2 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 2 Francis and Doug plan to frame Secretary of State nominee, Michael Kern. Meanwhile, Zoe's popularity at the Washington Herald continues to grow.

Chapter 3 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 3 Francis heads for his hometown to deal with a crisis. Zoe negotiates the politics of being a journalist on the rise. Claire finds herself a new business partner.

Chapter 4 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 4 Francis shakes down the Congressional leadership. Zoe is offered the promotion of White House Correspondent and doesn't know if she should take it or not.

Chapter 5 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 5 A feud starts between Francis and Marty Spinella. Russo goes into depression about the job losses at the shipyards.

Chapter 6 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 6 The strike between Frank and Marty starts to get out of hand. Russo has decided to run for Governor of Pennsylvania.

Chapter 7 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 7 Frank helps Peter get ready for his governor race, but Peter is starting to have second thoughts. Doug tries to help a young hooker in trouble.

Chapter 8 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 8 Frank has a library named after him at his old military school. Peter tries to win back the support of his hometown.

Chapter 9 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 9 Frank tries to do whatever it takes to get the new bill passed in Congress. Russo goes on a bus campaign with the Vice President, but the VP is not making it an easy trip for him. Zoe's relationship with Frank gets a little bumpy.

Chapter 10 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 10 Claire fuels an old flame. Peter wrestles with his demons. Francis crosses the point of no return.

Chapter 11 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 11 Zoe extends her time away from The Hill while Francis tracks down Russo and engages in damage control.

Chapter 12 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 12 The President sends Frank to St. Louis to persuade Raymond Tusk into becoming the new Vice President. Zoe and Janine investigate Peter Russo's death.

Chapter 13 - House of Cards

Season 1 | Episode 13 Frank scrambles to keep his plan on track. Gillian is planning to sue Claire. Zoe, Janine, and Lucas investigate Rachel Posner and her relationship with Peter Russo.

Season 2

Chapter 14 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 1 The Underwoods tackle two threats that could bring their plans to ruin. Francis grooms his replacement as Whip. Claire goes on the offensive.

Chapter 15 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 2 Amid turmoil in the home, Frank takes office. Foreign relations become entangled as Durant's team bungles a meeting. As foes negotiate to thwart her, Jackie maneuvers to strengthen her position. Lucas acquires new skills in order to pursue his secret investigation.

Chapter 16 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 3 Tension rises between Francis and Raymond Tusk as the situation with China deteriorates. A battle in the Senate pits Francis against the Republicans.

Chapter 17 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 4 A terror scare at the Capitol traps Francis with a resentful Donald Blythe. Claire gives a live interview that rocks the media.

Chapter 18 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 5 Francis back-channels with a Chinese billionaire. Lucas uses extreme measures to expose the Vice President. A shadowy figure joins Team Underwood.

Chapter 19 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 6 Amidst an energy crisis, Francis and Tusk end their shaky alliance. Lucas must make a difficult choice. Stamper grows closer to Rachel.

Chapter 20 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 7 Despite some friction, the Walkers deepen their friendship with the Underwoods. But it's all-out war between Francis and Tusk.

Chapter 21 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 8 The war with Tusk intensifies. Claire influences Tricia Walker politically and domestically. Francis has a show-down with Linda Vasquez.

Chapter 22 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 9 Things get personal when Tusk blindsides the Underwoods with a scandal. Freddy and his BBQ joint get caught up in the mix.

Chapter 23 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 10 With a military stand-off overseas and potential violence at home, Francis wants to finish off Tusk for good. Claire and Jackie Sharp collide.

Chapter 24 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 11 A Special Prosecutor interrogates Francis. Remy Danton tries to keep his options open. Stamper wrestles with his demons.

Chapter 25 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 12 Francis finds himself shut out and Claire makes a difficult sacrifice. Stamper tries to regain control.

Chapter 26 - House of Cards

Season 2 | Episode 13 Francis faces annihilation while the nation is in an uproar. Stamper must tie up loose ends. Claire feels the cost of ruthlessness.

Season 3

Chapter 27 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 1 A rocky start for the Underwood Presidency. Frank wants to introduce an ambitious jobs program, while Claire sets her sights on the United Nations.

Chapter 28 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 2 Claire's U.N. bid runs into trouble. Frank fights off mutiny with a bold address to the country.

Chapter 29 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 3 The Russian president's state visit becomes a cold war of wills, and some punks heat things up.

Chapter 30 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 4 Claire bypasses Russia at the U.N. Frank tries to outmaneuver a potential challenger and ends up face to face with a higher power.

Chapter 31 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 5 Frank declares war on Congress to jump-start his jobs program. Claire spars with the Russian Ambassador.

Chapter 32 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 6 Frank and Claire travel to Moscow to negotiate the return of an imprisoned U.S. citizen. Claire takes a stand that jeopardizes their plans.

Chapter 33 - House of Cards

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.

Chapter 34 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 8 A hurricane endangers more than just the entire East Coast and Frank must make a difficult choice.

Chapter 35 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 9 The Jordan Valley erupts in chaos as Frank's campaign is picking up steam. Claire gets distrubing intel and counsels him.

Chapter 36 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 10 Frank needs to deal with Petrov one on one while Claire tries to preserve the peace-keeping mission. Sacrifices must be made.

Chapter 37 - House of Cards

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.

Chapter 38 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 12 Heather Dunbar goes for the jugular, forcing Claire to confront her worst fears. The rift between Frank and Claire widens.

Chapter 39 - House of Cards

Season 3 | Episode 13 In the midst of the Iowa caucuses, Frank and Claire must confront hard truths about each other.

Season 4

Chapter 40 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 1 Claire's absence causes problems for Frank on the campaign trail amid rumors of a marital rift. Claire tries to strike out on her own.

Chapter 41 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 2 As Claire begins exploring a campaign of her own, she and Frank engage in backdoor political maneuvering. But this time they're not on the same side.

Chapter 42 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 3 Claire joins Frank as he stumps in South Carolina, but he doesn't trust her. A disastrous scandal blindsides Frank's campaign on primary day.

Chapter 43 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 4 Claire threatens Frank. Frank makes a politically bold move that may provoke Russia. An event at a campaign stop changes everything.

Chapter 44 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 5 Claire advises Donald Blythe on dealing with Petrov. Further investigations of Lucas Goodwin dredges up his accusations against Frank.

Chapter 45 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 6 Claire clashes with the Secretary of State over her involvement in negotiations with Russia. Dunbar must choose between her campaign and her ethics.

Chapter 46 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 7 Frank and Claire adjust to their new reality. The search for Frank's running mate begins. Frank starts a campaign to weaken Conway's strong support.

Chapter 47 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 8 Formidable as ever, both Underwoods have their eyes on the big picture as they manipulate a potential running mate and push the gun bill.

Chapter 48 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 9 At the convention, Frank and his team publicly push for Catherine Durant to be chosen as his running mate, but privately pursue a different agenda.

Chapter 49 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 10 As Frank deals with a new threat to his candidacy, Claire has doubts about their plan. Claire faces a difficult decision concerning her mother.

Chapter 50 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 11 Frank ups the ante on the war on terror to counter Conway's public show of strength. Tom joins Claire on the campaign trail.

Chapter 51 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 12 Frank asks Will to help deal with extremists threatening to murder hostages. Hammerschmidt digs deeper into the allegations against Frank.

Chapter 52 - House of Cards

Season 4 | Episode 13 As the hostage situation continues, Claire secretly negotiates with Yusuf al Ahmadi. Frank confronts Hammerschmidt.

Season 5

Chapter 53 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 1 As Congress debates investigating Frank, he and Claire attempt to stoke fear of terrorism. Tom Yates continues his stay in the White House.

Chapter 54 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 2 Frank and his team work to leverage support in key states by any means necessary. Claire learns some upsetting news about one of Frank's friends.

Chapter 55 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 3 The day before the election, Conway holds a 24-hour Skype session with voters, while Frank and Claire stump in key states and try to discredit him.

Chapter 56 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 4 With a tight race and low voter turnout on Election Day, things look grim for Frank. But he's still got one more trick up his sleeve.

Chapter 57 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 5 Nine weeks after Election Day, the Underwoods work to consolidate their power. Leann tries to track down a missing Aidan Macallan.

Chapter 58 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 6 In the midst of uncertainty, suspected Russian forces take over an American station in Antarctica. Meanwhile, a damaging news leak could hurt Frank.

Chapter 59 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 7 When a crisis forces White House personnel to take shelter in a bunker, Commerce Department official Jane Davis negotiates through back channels.

Chapter 60 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 8 While Frank attends an elite men's weekend gathering to firm up support, Claire deals with a stranded Russian ship and threats from Petrov.

Chapter 61 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 9 Petrov tries to influence affairs in the U.S. Jane discusses her agenda with Claire. With her job at stake, Leann reaches out to a reporter for help.

Chapter 62 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 10 The Underwoods and their team angle to undermine the revived committee investigating Frank. Hammerschmidt's investigation heats up.

Chapter 63 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 11 As the team tries to control fallout from damaging testimony and leaks, everyone is under suspicion and tensions flare between Frank and Claire.

Chapter 64 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 12 Frank attempts to stop Cathy from testifying. With Hammerschmidt sniffing out the truth, the Underwoods throw someone close to them under the bus.

Chapter 65 - House of Cards

Season 5 | Episode 13 In the wake of a surprising announcement, everything at the White House is shaken up. A decision must be made about whether to go to war.