The Washington Post: The Washington insiders who help ‘House of Cards’ get it right


Getting the small things right often comes down to the Beltway insiders who serve as its consultants. The credits for the fifth season, which debuted last week on Netflix, include such old Washington hands as Democratic strategist Howard Wolfson, former Obama White House counsel Robert Bauer and former chairman of the Federal Election Commission Trevor Potter. So what kinds of Beltway minutia do they impart?

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