House of Cards 42-52



Chapter 42
Claire joins Frank as he campaigns in South Carolina, but he doesn’t trust her. A disastrous scandal blindsides Frank on primary day.

The race card is dealt, and Frank responds. But it’s too late, he losses his home state. Claire, despite her setback is clawing for her way back into the power game. The tension between them is continuing to rise.

After seeing a few episodes, the remainder were viewed over the weekend.

Chapter 43
Claire threatens Frank while Frank makes a politically bold move that may provoke Russia.

Chapter 44
Claire advises the VP Donald Blythe on dealing with Russia. Further investigation of Lucas Goodwin dredges up his accusations against Frank.

Chapter 45
Claire clashes with the Secretary of State Durant over her involvement in negotiations with Russia. Dunbar must choose between her campaign and her ethics.

Chapter 46
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
Formidable as ever, Frank and Claire have their eyes on the big picture as they manipulate a potential running mate and push a gun bill.

Chapter 48
At the convention, Frank and his team publicly push for Secretary of State Durant to be chosen as his running mate, but privately push a different agenda.

Chapter 49
As Frank deals with a new threat to his candidacy, Claire has doubts about their plan. Claire faces a difficult decision concerning her mother’s health.

Chapter 50
Frank ups the ante on the war on terror to counter Conway’s public criticism of his lack of action. Tom joins Claire on the campaign trail.

Chapter 51
Frank asks Conway to help deal with extremists threatening to murder hostages. Tom Hammerschmidt digs deeper into the allegations against Frank.

Chapter 52
As the hostage situation continues, Claire secretly negotiates with an extremist leader. Frank confronts Hammerschmidt.

Another good series with the usual persuasion and corruption expected from the first three series.