The White House Christmas party finds Selina canvassing for votes to break the election tie. The '50 Hottest D.C. Staffers' list is on everyone's lips in the West Wing. Mike mulls a career move. Dan helps Jonah hone his debate skills in New Hampshire.
Set in Washington, D.C., Senator Selina Meyer becomes Vice President, only to discover the job is nothing like she expected, but everything she was warned about. Sue is Vice President Meyer's assistant; Amy is her chief of staff; Gary is her right-hand man; Dan is an ambitious director of communications for a senator; Jonah is a young and somewhat clueless White House liaison; and Mike is Vice President Meyer's weathered spokesperson.
Veep is based on the style of the BBC television sitcom The Thick of It which is set in a fictional department of the British government. The Thick of It was first broadcast in 2005, gaining a number of awards and in 2009 inspiring a spin-off film, In the Loop.