This week, Lockhart and Gardner represent a small private drilling contractor involved in a case with a large oil conglomerate over a project in South America, headed by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Natalie Flores (America Ferrera) returns in this episode to help the team interpret what Chavez is saying, and legal documents written in Spanish.
Fred Dalton Thompson plays a lawyer-turned-actor who uses his fame for his advantage with both clients and judges. At Peter's election headquarters, things are really looking up for him. With Alicia's TV interview he would get the boost he needed to win. Alicia was reluctant and sat down with Erica Hill. She asked Alicia tough questions about her husband's promiscuous past.
Alicia continues to be harassed by Andrew Wiley about the missing pages from Kalinda's state attorney interview transcript. At the end of the episode, it is announced that Peter wins the election, but he is nowhere to be found. Andrew finds Alicia and asks her if she knows about a coworker Peter allegedly slept with. Alicia is devastated.