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Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for their clients, but it becomes apparent that these "gladiators in suits," who specialize in fixing the lives of other people, have trouble fixing those closest at hand -- their own.

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    S3 E301 It's Handled

    An unexpected allegiance is formed as Pope & Associates and the White House face their biggest scandal; Olivia learns what her father is capable of.

    10/03/13Season 3TV-14
    S3 E302 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

    Flashbacks reveal more about Olivia's relationship with her father; the White House and Pope & Associates work to clean up the mess they created.

    10/10/13Season 3NR
    S3 E303 Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington

    A mother from the Midwest hires Pope & Associates under mysterious conditions; Mellie and Fitz confess their true feelings.

    10/17/13Season 3NR
    S3 E304 Say Hello to My Little Friend

    During a struggle to find clients, Pope & Associates agree to work with a philandering senator who has taken explicit photos of himself; Mellie ends up in a scandal of her own with a congresswoman (Lisa Kudrow).

    10/24/13Season 3NR
    S3 E305 More Cattle, Less Bull

    The team investigates Democratic Congresswoman Josie Marcus, while Olivia and Mellie have a surprising run-in during the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Meanwhile, Jake and Huck get closer to the truth about Operation Remington.

    10/31/13Season 3NR
    S3 E306 Icarus

    Olivia faces a decision that will affect her White House relationships; Harrison's loyalty is tested; Cyrus and Mellie scheme against Josie Marcus while the team works with her.

    11/07/13Season 3NR
    S3 E307 Everything's Coming up Mellie

    In hope of recovering from public backlash, Mellie does a hard-hitting news interview; as Huck pushes Quinn away, her bloodlust threatens to put her in danger.

    11/14/13Season 3NR
    S3 E308 Vermont Is for Lovers, Too

    Olivia and the team must manage a potential crisis with the Josie Marcus campaign while investigating Operation Remington; Cyrus tries to take down Sally.

    11/21/13Season 3NR
    S3 E309 YOLO

    As the team gets closer to the truth, loyalties are tested and relationships are pushed to the limit. Meanwhile, Cyrus has to deal with his own crisis and he realizes that he may have gone too far.

    12/05/13Season 3TV-14
    S3 E310 A Door Marked Exit

    Everyone struggles to face the consequences of their actions now that the truth has been revealed.

    12/12/13Season 3TV-14
    S3 E311 Ride, Sally, Ride

    The White House deals with a bombshell announcement from Sally Langston. Meanwhile, Olivia finds herself in a challenging new role.

    02/27/14Season 3NR
    S3 E312 We Do Not Touch the First Ladies

    Fitz faces a harsh reality when old feelings and jealousy arise at an event; Quinn wants to prove herself; Leo arranges a meeting between Sally and an old friend.

    03/06/14Season 3NR
    S3 E313 No Sun on the Horizon

    A well prepared Fitz gets thrown a curve ball during the first presidential debate, Olivia receives shocking news and is forced to make an extremely difficult decision, and the gladiators work with a powerful CEO accused of murder. Meanwhile, one dirty little secret could lead to deadly consequences.

    03/13/14Season 3NR
    S3 E314 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Sally arranges a meeting with the NRA, sending the White House into a tailspin, Huck and Olivia come to startling realizations, and a surprising person asks Pope and Associates for help.

    03/20/14Season 3NR
    S3 E315 Mama Said Knock You Out

    Fitz and Mellie's children prepare for an interview; Adnan seeks Harrison's help.

    03/27/14Season 3TV-14
    S3 E316 The Fluffer

    Abby takes on Olivia's duties at the White House as the team continues its B613 investigation.

    04/03/14Season 3TV-14
    S3 E317 Flesh and Blood

    The team must spring into action following a security breach; Fitz's campaign stalls.

    04/10/14Season 3TV-14
    S3 E318 Scandal Season 3 Finale: The Price of Free and Fair Elections

    Election Day has arrived and nothing is off limits as the candidates try to capture votes. Meanwhile, Olivia tries to understand Maya's motives and Charlie makes a very surprising move, on the season finale.

    04/17/14Season 3TV-14