House of Cards: Season 1, Episode 2

Chapter 2 (1 Feb. 2013)

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Francis and Doug plan to frame Secretary of State nominee, Michael Kern. Meanwhile, Zoe's popularity at the Washington Herald continues to grow.



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Francis and Doug plan to frame Secretary of State nominee, Michael Kern. Meanwhile, Zoe's popularity at the Washington Herald continues to grow.

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After waiting on the steps, Zoe makes a phone call. When the phone is up to her ear the screen of the phone is flashed briefly into the camera and you can see the iphone "slide to unlock" from the lock screen. The phone would not be locked if she were making a call. See more »


Francis Underwood: Such a waste of talent. He chose money over power - in this town, a mistake nearly everyone makes. Money is the Mc-mansion in Sarasota that starts falling apart after 10 years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries.
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Frank Moves It On!
26 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We are brought in on more deception. Frank now uses extortion and deception to enlist the help of more people. His wife must become a hatchet, dumping half of her workers. Zoe and her crew become a sounding board and an extension of Frank's plans. He begins to eliminate possible candidates as he moves spins his web. One of the things that happens is that the quid pro quo among the principles isn't that simple. Zoe's ambition sometimes clouds her judgment, not trusting the people that would be of the most use. Frank calls in some of his chips. Meanwhle, he is the man who laughs. We start to see that his protectiveness when it comes to Claire. It's a little confusing what Claire actually wants and we will be finding out more.

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