Based on the adaptation of a BBC miniseries of the same name, House of Cards is set in Washington, D.C., where democrat Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) serves as the House Majority Whip and represents South Carolina's 5th congressional district. When he is not appointed as Secretary of State as expected, Underwood vows to exact revenge upon those whom he feels betrayed him. Robin Wright, Kate Mara, and Corey Stoll also star. House of Cards earned nine nominations for original online only web television for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2013.A ruthless congressman and his equally ambitious wife navigate the corridors of power in Washington, D.C.Ruthless and cunning, Congressman Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) and his wife Claire (Robin Wright) stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C. Kate Mara and Corey Stoll co-star in the first original series from David Fincher and Beau Willimon.