'House of Cards' Season 1 episode 1: 'Welcome to Washington'

"House of Cards" returns for Season 2 on Netflix on Friday, Feb. 14 -- happy Valentine's Day, right? -- and in preparation, Zap2it is taking a quick look back at the first season. Sunday (Feb. 2) kicks things off with "Chapter 1."Where we are:Episode one introduces the major players -- Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) and wife Claire (Robin Wright), who are angered and irritated to learn that Frank is not president-elect Walker's (Michael Gill) nominee for Secretary of State; Underwood's chief of staff and right-hand man Doug Stamper (Michael Kelly); reporter Zoe Barnes (Kate Mara), who is tired of covering city council business and is looking for a whale of a source to catapult her into the big leagues; Rep. Peter Russo (Corey Stoll), a congressman from Pennsylvania who gets arrested for drunk driving and solicitation; and Russo's secretary and lover Christina Gallagher (Kristen Connolly).In the wake of being snubbed as Secretary of State, the...



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