Claire uses her diplomatic skills to try to end the hostage situation. Meanwhile, Frank confronts Hammerschmidt.
While Hammerschmidt investigates Frank, the President requests Will's help in a hostage negotiation.
While Claire gets some company on the campaign trail, Frank attacks Conway.
While Claire has an important family to attend to, Frank must deal with threat to his candidacy.
Frank tells the convention to support Catherine Durant to be his running mate, while working behind the scenes for a different result.
The Underwoods push the gun bill and manipulate a one of Claire's rivals for VP.
Frank starts looking for his future VP and seeks a way to weaken Conway
While Claire and the Secretary of State disagree about the way forward, Dunbar has a decision to make.
Donald Blythe turns to Claire for advice on the situation with Russia.
Frank makes a gamble to solve an international crisis.
Frank is shocked when a family scandal erupts on the day of the Primary.
Claire takes the first steps on starting her own election campaign.