This is just a quick look at what the writers and cast members have revealed.
Blair Underwood (President Martinez) has confirmed that the flashbacks are history. He also says that they will be using this part of the season to move the story plot foreword since we know the characters now.
Sean will be going through a major change. That can mean a lot, but he is not going to be Mr. Nice guy anymore and maybe some love problems. ?
Someone will die in episode 15.
Nick Wauters has revealed that much of the storyline for the show is based on the message Thomas has sent. First two words have been decoded and they are 'Preparations are'.
Virginia Madsen has joined the cast of the late senator's wife.
Post in the comments what you think about the flashbacks being thrown away.