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'House of Cards' Season 1 episode 2: Frank takes down Michael Kern

"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. Monday (Feb. 3), "Chapter 2" is on deck.Where we are:It's time for Frank Underwood to set his plan in motion now that he's not the president's nominee for secretary of state. Step one is to hijack the education bill that Donald Blythe is spearheading in Congress. Underwood has already leaked the first draft to Zoe Barnes, which reveals Blythe's far-left-of-center plan, which President Walker cannot be seen as endorsing. Blythe ends up falling on the sword in regards to the leak and Frank takes over the bill. Check.Step two is to take down the secretary of state nominee, Sen. Michael Kern. Frank's chief of staff, Doug, unearths an op-ed from Kern's college paper that calls Israel's occupation of Palestine illegal, which is... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/house-of-cards-season-1-episode-2-frank-takes-down-michael-kern.html