The White House deals with a bombshell announcement made by Vice President Sally Langston. Meanwhile, Olivia finds herself in a challenging and difficult new role.
Now that the truth is out there, things will never be the same and everyone will have to face the consequences of their actions.
As the team gets closer to the truth, loyalties are tested and relationships are pushed to the limit. Meanwhile, Cyrus has to deal with his own crisis and he realizes that he may have gone too far.moreless
Olivia and the team try to handle both uncovering the truth behind Operation Remington, while also managing a potential crisis with the Josie Marcus campaign. Meanwhile, Quinn falls further down the rabbit hole with Charlie, and Cyrus creates a plan to take down Sally, but doesn’t think of the possible harm he could inflict on himselfmoreless
In hope of recovering from public backlash, Mellie does a hard-hitting news interview. As Huck pushes Quinn away, her bloodlust threatens to put her in danger.
Olivia faces a decision that will affect the relationship that she has with the White House; Cyrus and Mellie plot against Josie Marcus while Olivia's team work with her.
The team investigates Democratic Congresswoman Josie Marcus, while Olivia and Mellie have a surprising run-in during the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Meanwhile, Jake and Huck get closer to the truth about Operation Remington.moreless
A philandering senator who takes risqué photos of himself becomes Olivia's latest client. Elsewhere, Mellie becomes entangled in a scandal with a congresswoman.
A mother from the Midwest hires Pope & Associates under mysterious conditions, leading to some eventful circumstances at the Capitol. Mellie and Fitz confess their true feelings.
Flashbacks reveal more about Olivia's relationship with her father. The White House and Pope & Associates work to clean up the mess they created.
With the identity of the mole now closer than ever, Olivia and her team are in very real danger.
Cyrus is at the center of a big scandal at the White House; Olivia is betrayed by someone close to her.
The team makes a shocking discovery while investigating the mole; Fitz orders Jake to keep Olivia safe; Cyrus must clean up after Mellie's ultimatum.
Information about Huck's past is revealed; not realizing that someone could be watching, Fitz and Olivia have an emotionally charged conversation; Cyrus becomes increasingly suspicious of Jake.
The team realizes they may have made a mistake on an old case, possibly putting them all in danger; Olivia and Jake's relationship intensifies, while Fitz and Mellie's relationship hits a low.
Hollis Doyle's daughter is kidnapped; Jake and Olivia take their relationship to the next level; Cyrus is determined to get back into the president's good graces; Mellie tells Fitz that he needs to make some changes.moreless
After President Fitz picks a Supreme Court judge, he's caught up in an affair with Olivia's new client (guest star Lisa Edelstein). Olivia and Jake (recurring star Scott Foley) continue to see each other.moreless
President Fitz is at odds over who he can trust. While the team at Pope & Associates works with David on a case, a handsome stranger sparks Olivia's interest.
David learns the truth about the Cytron case; Olivia, Cyrus, Mellie, Hollis and Verna go to extremes to protect themselves.
Olivia unravels as her colleagues learn the truth about the rigged election; Mellie tries to reel Fitz in.
The White House is rocked by more allegations of wrong-doings and flashbacks signal a possible rigged election. Edison makes a shocking accusation in the process.
Huck is held under guard via the Patriot Act while Olivia and the team get assistance from an old friend in trying to free him. Mellie is faced with a compromising situation that could impact the president's future.moreless
Olivia tries to help the vice president while the rest of the associates deal with an unexpected act of betrayal. Cyrus uncovers the truth about James' investigation and is shocked at the findings.moreless
Harrison leads the group as they assist a billionaire whose mental state is questionable. Meanwhile, Olivia helps plan Fitz's 50th birthday party; and James stumbles onto something big as he looks into Cytronmoreless
Someone threatens to expose Huck's past, targeting Olivia via coded messages. Meanwhile, Harrison is ordered to take care of a secret that has been exposed. And Fitz and Cyrus are left to deal with James' latest front-page cover story.moreless
After a governor takes the law into his own hands, the team is prepared to help him. James decides to return to his job as a journalist covering the White House, which piques Cyrus and the President's interest.moreless
The parents of a missing college student seek help from Pope & Associates. David gets help on the Cytron case from an unexpected source. Meanwhile, Mellie proves her political prowess in some tense moments with President Fitzgerald.moreless