Graves is the story of former President of the United States, Richard Graves. Twenty years after his presidency, Graves has the epiphany that his policies have damaged the country for decades and so, with his young assistant, he goes on a Don Quixote-like journey to right his administration's wrongs just as his wife, the former First Lady, decides to follow her own political ambitions.
Graves works on his autobiography in seclusion; Isaiah visits to bring him back. Margaret Graves competes in the primaries with the help of her new campaign team. Olivia and Samantha develop a friendship, while Jeremy embraces his TV success.
Graves and Isaiah go elk-hunting. Margaret searches for her husband so he will be by her side when the primary results are revealed. Olivia considers having a home birth and Jeremy gets advice as his TV talk show goes nightly.