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The 2012 presidential campaign is just heating up, but there's another juicy political battle taking place on the streets of Chicago on Starz's Boss.

The drama, which won Kelsey Grammer the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama series this past January, returns this summer for Season 2, and if you haven't caught up on the complicated personal and professional lives of Windy City Mayor Tom Kane (Grammer), this is your chance.

Sanaaa Lathan, Jonathan Groff land regular roles on Season 2 of Boss

Season 1 saw Tom Kane struggle to hide his debilitating brain disease from both his family and his colleagues, only to find out he had been betrayed by his wife (Connie Nielsen) and one of his closest advisors (Martin Donovan) in the season finale.  But how did one of the city's most powerful men get from point A to point B? Watch this exclusive Season 1 recap video:

The new season of Boss premieres on Friday, Aug. 17 at 10/9c on Starz. Will you be tuning in?