Fictional Washington Dominates the Emmys Nominations

Hollywood reflects the the public's view on politics with acclaimed shows like Scandal and House of Cards

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On Sunday night, the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards will recognize the best shows and actors from the past year. But it’s hard not to notice a recurring theme among top nominees like Scandal and House of Cards. DC-focused series have won critical acclaim, even as real-life Washington faces public disapproval.