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'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 8
'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 8

There's a storm coming, Mr. President. After raiding FEMA's disaster fund to finance America Works, Frank finds himself in trouble when a massive hurricane threatens 12 states. In response, Congress offers to replenish the fund, and then some, but as long as Frank won't use the funds for America Works purposes again. Frank is reluctant to sign what would probably be his pet program's death warrant. He asks his cabinet to try to scrape together some funding from their departments, but if they can't he will accept Congress' offer, even if it means the end of America Works. Meanwhile, in Iowa Heather Dunbar is on the campaign trail promising to raise the...