A trial reveals that Quinn is actually Lindsay Dwyer who is involved in the Cytron office bombing. Olivia successfully maneuvers to win Quinn’s freedom even with what appears to be a solid case against her by David Rosen. Season 2 focused on the efforts of ensuring President Grant’s reelection win while providing material to support the fact that he won his first term through a rigged election which was unknown to the President himself. Mellie finally revealed to the world her husband’s extramarital affair with Olivia. She gets rescued from an aggressive press by Jake Ballard, upon the instruction of Rowan Pope, whom she only knows as dad.