Phil makes Karen cut her hair because he likes short hair better. Ben refuses to spy for Jean. The arsenic levels at Lotus Point are rising. Gary decides to run for the senate himself, against Peter. He thinks that this will pressure Greg to really clean up Empire Valley. Jill agrees to be Gary's campaign manager, which angers Peter. Jill tells Peter that only Gary is important to her now. Mack breaks down to Val over Karen, and Val comforts him.