Peter asks Neal to go undercover as a political fixer to bring down a corrupt state senator named Gary Jennings, who set up a straw-donor scam. Unbeknownst to Neal, Peter and Diana try to find the one responsible for the plane explosion.
It seems that Agent Fowler has disappeared and Operation Mentor has been covered up. Peter and Diana hope a clue from Fowler's old files will put them on the trail of the person responsible for the plane bombing.
The FBI stumbles upon a new con artist who is using Neal's styles to steal paintings from the museum.