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'House of Cards' Season 1 episodes 12 and 13: Frank (eventually) gets what he wants

"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. Thursday (Feb. 13) we wrap things up with "Chapter 12" and "Chapter 13."Where we are:In the first part of basically the two-part season finale, there are two interesting plots put into motion. First, President Walker decides that billionaire businessman Raymond Tusk (Gerald McRaney) is his choice for VP and sends Frank out to St. Louis to convince Tusk to say yes. Except it's all a ruse -- Tusk is actually vetting Frank for the vice-presidency. It seems Tusk and Walker are old friends and Walker wants Tusk's endorsement if Frank is the right man for the job. After a weekend of 2 a.m. bacon snacks and some bird watching -- which is hilarious to watch, as Frank's annoyance at Tusk's lifestyle can... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/house-of-cards-season-1-episodes-12-and-13-frank-eventually-gets-what-he-wants.html