Claire takes the first steps on starting her own election campaign.
Frank is shocked when a family scandal erupts on the day of the Primary.
Frank makes a gamble to solve an international crisis.
Donald Blythe turns to Claire for advice on the situation with Russia.
While Claire and the Secretary of State disagree about the way forward, Dunbar has a decision to make.
Frank starts looking for his future VP and seeks a way to weaken Conway
The Underwoods push the gun bill and manipulate a one of Claire's rivals for VP.
Frank tells the convention to support Catherine Durant to be his running mate, while working behind the scenes for a different result.
While Claire has an important family to attend to, Frank must deal with threat to his candidacy.
While Claire gets some company on the campaign trail, Frank attacks Conway.
While Hammerschmidt investigates Frank, the President requests Will's help in a hostage negotiation.
Claire uses her diplomatic skills to try to end the hostage situation. Meanwhile, Frank confronts Hammerschmidt.
While Frank is concerned with his plummeting approval ratings, Claire sets her sights on being Ambassador to the U.N. and Doug tries to deal with his injuries.
While Frank goes on television in a bid to avoid being de-selected as the Presidential nomination, Claire's Congressional confirmation hearing for the U.N. job doesn't go smoothly.
Frank's powers of persuasion over Russian President Viktor Petrov seem lacking when it comes to his Middle East peace plan. Meanwhile, Doug forces Gavin Orsay to locate a missing person.
With Congress unwilling to fund his America Works program, Frank but look for money elsewhere.
When Frank and Claire visit Moscow, not everything goes entirely to plan.
In an attempt to fix the cracks growing in their relationship, Frank and Claire renew their vows.
Having plundered the federal disaster relief budget to fund America Works, a hurricane heading for the Eastern Seaboard causes multiple headaches for Frank.
Claire's peace plan is in shatters after a group of Russian soldiers are apparently killed in an explosion. Meanwhile, Doug is told that Rachel is dead, which causes him to hit the bottle.moreless
Frank makes a deal with Petrov, but Claire is the casualty. Meanwhile, Doug reaches out to his brother.
While Francis sets his sights on China, Claire must revisit her past.
As Francis prepares his replacement, he and Claire must confront two threats to their plans.
Francis's relationship Tusk becomes strained as tension with China escalates. Meanwhile, he must face down the Senate Republicans.
While the Underwoods gain a mysterious new ally, Francis open negotiations with a Chinese billionaire. Meanwhile, Lucas attempts to expose the Vice President.