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'Scandal' recap, 'The State of the Union'
'Scandal' recap, 'The State of the Union'

As expected, we're still in D.C., where Jake and Olivia are full-on doing the couple thing … sort of. While jogging through the park, he mentions that he booked a hotel suite near her apartment for “booty calls,” because...something about standing in the sun. Olivia objects, but Jake points at Cyrus, waiting for her on a park bench nearby, and calls that a “political booty call.” OK. A few things have changed with Cyrus – his doctors have forced him to become a vegetarian, for example – but he’s still pretty evil. When Liv preemptively refuses to take the job he’s got planned, he tells her that he pulled some strings at the...