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
Olivia is shocked to hear about a scandal from a government employee. Meanwhile, one of Olivia's old partners returns. Quinn's personal background begins to become a question for the team. Cyrus must reign in the president.moreless
Olivia and her team must help a public figure in a compromising position. However, the team picks up the slack as Olivia deals with the ramifications of a jaw-dropping verdict. Cyrus and President Fitzgerald are left to deal with a foreign policy emergency.moreless
Olivia helps a senator who is afraid of becoming a disgrace while Pope & Associates learn more about Quinn's identity.
Quinn finds herself in a serious problem and only Olivia can help her. Meanwhile, Cyrus also requires Olivia's help after a possible blow to Grant's credibility.
Gideon intensifies his investigation into the Amanda Tanner case and in doing so finds a connection between Olivia Pope and the Grant when he was running for office. Olivia's background with Grant are seen through retrospect.moreless
A commercial plane crashes and the only survivor is the pilot. Pope and Associates must defend the pilot from accusations at every corner. Huck uses his past connections to find a client that has gone missing. Fitz and the Vice President meet to talk about a new piece of legislation.moreless
The Amanda Tanner case takes a shocking turn that leaves Cyrus looking into Olivia's personal life along with some of her fellow associates. Olivia and the rest of the team deal with a kidnapping while Quinn has dinner with a reporter.moreless
Pope & Associates receives a new case, that of wealthy woman's son who is accused of rape. Another client, Amanda Tanner requests meeting with the President, something Olivia is very weary about.
The team tries their best to keep a new client (Sharon Marquette) and her high profile clientele list under wraps. Olivia finds herself protecting a lot more than just the madam. Quinn runs into some trouble with the President's former intern, Amanda Tanner.moreless
A young lawyer, Quinn Perkins, is offered a job in a crisis management firm that serves to make clients' problems go away. As Quinn finds out, the firm has several high profile clients and her first assignment involves an accusation that the President had an affair with an intern.moreless
Provenza recruits Flynn and Buzz to earn some "easy money" by serving papers for a lawyer who called him. Immediately after serving the man, who insists he's not the person they are looking for, he plummets to his death and lands on Buzz's car. When Fritz arrives on the scene, he informs everyone that the dead man was convicted of massive fraud and was awaiting sentencing. Suspicion soon falls on the dead man's wife, who had discovered that in addition to his criminal behavior, he was having an affair.moreless