In the aftermath of his election, Bill tries to win over his constituents and employees; the family copes with psychological and physical threats; Alby returns from his desert exile with a desire to purify the compound.
Bill attempts to stage a meeting for polygamist leaders; Barb tries to find common ground with her mother; Nicki learns the extent of Adaleen s isolation; Margene worries about the situation with Ana and Goran; Cara Lynn impresses her math teacher.
The Henricksons holiday cheer is tested by family revelations; Lura takes drastic measures in response to Alby s purification of the compound; Lois drifts toward the deep end; Ben bonds with Heather; Cara Lynn looks for answers about her father.
Bill tries to overcome the anti-polygamist sentiment swelling among state officials; Barb s attendance at a fashion show triggers resentment amongst the wives; Rhonda and Verlan try to shake down Alby; Nicki pushes for Cara Lynn s adoption.
Bill's success in the senate is offset by new roadblocks set up by the Mormon church.
Barb's frustration with her internship prompts a life-changing decision.
Cara Lynn's adoption faces legal hurdles; Lois fondly recalls her life with Frank; Don comes through for Bill once again.
Barb's choice of an ally in her pursuit of the priesthood displeases her mother; Bill faces a Mormon boycott of his stores while wondering if his senate tenure will be short-lived.
Cara Lynn works overtime with her math tutor; Bud Mayberry has a warning for Bill; Frank and Lois find common ground; Ben is dispirited by Heather's decision.
Bill seizes an opportunity to strengthen the bonds of his marriages; Alby raises the stakes in his quest for power; Lois is skeptical of Barb's plan for her future.
Margene is counseled about the fickle nature of her new business; Heather changes her mind about Ben.
Alby responds to Bill's attempt to curb his ambitions with another wicked plot; Barb becomes entangled in a potentially damaging probe of Bill's private life.
A rift between Margene and Michael Sainte threatens to sink her business venture; Nicki makes a risky humanitarian gesture; Don's emotional well-being takes a nosedive.
The Henricksons circle the wagons to fend off a threat from a desperate and unpredictable Alby; Nicki shakes off a traumatic experience to consider putting Cara Lynn in boarding school.
Barb and Bill debate her new church's views on polygamy; Margene makes a promise to reimburse Pam for her Goji investment; Ben and his father wonder what to do about Rhonda.
Bill faces the threat of going to jail as he scrambles to plan for his family's future and makes a last-ditch effort to save face in the senate. Meanwhile, Margene mulls a change of scenery.
Barb considers joining another church; Ben enlists an unlikely ally to connect with Heather; and Don delivers bad news about Home Plus to Bill.