Steve plays the Political Strategy Card. For the 2-player game The Primary Ability of this card is changed to read:
"Draw 3 Action Cards and receive 1 Command Counter. Draw the top 3 cards of the Political Deck and resolve them in order. After completion, examine the top 4 cards in the Political Deck and place 1 face-down on the bottom, the others face-down on top."
Steve begins by drawing 3 Action Cards. They are:
Steve also gets 1 new Command Counter and places it in his Command Pool.
Steve continues with the Political card on the next page.