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Robin Wright, 'House of Cards'
Nomination Status: Close to a lock to return.
In Her Favor: I haven't finished the second season of "House of Cards," but the "live" television interview in the season's fourth episode was better than anything Wright got in the first season of the network drama. That interview scene, crackling with tension and throbbing with emotion, while maintaining the show's subtext of staged political theater, could be very, very difficult to top if Wright gets her expected nomination.
Working Against Her: While I think there was less enthusiasm about the second "House of Cards" season, I didn't feel like that tepidness extended to Wright. And she won a Golden Globe (for the first season) earlier this year. So she's pretty safe.