Selina Meyer es una ex senadora que se convierte en la voz del vice presidente y descubre que la posición no es lo que ella esperaba. La serie es una adaptación de la comedia británica “The Thick of It”
Vice President Selina Meyer and her staff - chief of staff Amy, spokesperson Mike, right-hand man Gary, and executive assistant Sue - are still finding their footing in Washington D.C. Selina decides to make the Clean Jobs Commission a pet project, but a series of missteps requires her staff to work damage control.
The Veep's office is revived by good news that her task force is likely to be green lit. With the President (conveniently) out of the country, Selina looks to make headway on filibuster reform and meeting with some ‘normal’ people.
Faced with a trumped-up story of a rift between the Veep and the First Lady, Selina quells accusations that everything is about her–even though it is. Gary selects candidates for the VP dog, though Selina's daughter Catherine gets final say.
Dan and Amy attend a book launch for Gov. Danny Chung, a charismatic Asian-American war hero, who Selina worries could be a political threat. Meanwhile, Selina preps with Mike for a ‘Meet the Press’ interview.
Selina becomes obsessed with the (many) unflattering nicknames given to her by bloggers, and after a snub, assigns Dan to get White House intel from Jonah. Later, Dan's political maneuvering puts the fate of the Clean Jobs bill on the line.
Selina attends a healthy-eating event at Camden Yards with some grumpy fast-food executives, where she also confides a secret to Amy. Mike holds a press briefing for some local news pals. Amy and Dan are forced to entertain elementary-school children.
With the Veep and her staff taking flack over a pregnancy rumor and the firing of a Secret Service agent, Selina orders a ‘partial’ full disclosure of all office correspondence and threatens to fire a key staffer.
Season One Finale. Selina travels to Ohio to support a gubernatorial candidate who no longer wants her endorsement; the Clean Jobs bill comes back to haunt Dan; Mike and Amy open the floodgates after they play up Selina's tears.
Season Two Premiere. Fresh off successful campaign appearances for midterm elections, Selina sees an opportunity to expand her role, but must first curry favor with the president's icy senior strategist Kent Davison (Gary Cole). Meanwhile, the staff's personal lives have some new developments.
As a hostage crisis in Uzbekistan heats up, Selina and Secretary of Defense General Maddox have trouble getting on the same page at their joint appearance at the Marine Corps Base at Quantico. Sue testifies at a Congressional hearing on governmental efficiencies; Dan and Gary jockey for the Veep's ear.
Selina is rankled when the White House releases an unflattering photo of her. Mike and Kent bond over sailing; Jonah gets an executive parking space; Sue has a job interview. Selina takes steps to keep her staff happy as they prepare for her appearance at the Vic Allen dinner.
Selina and her staff head to Helsinki to finalize a trade agreement, but are worried whether Selina will be received warmly in Europe. Dan calls Mike for advice on charming the press and Mike leans on Jonah for help. Kent and Ben argue over how to deal with new intel.
After an allergic reaction shuts down her budget negotiation with Majority Leader Mary King, Selina moves the talks to Catherine's 21st birthday bash. Meanwhile, Amy and Gary fret over how Selina will handle seeing her ex-husband Andrew at the party; Mike fields press inquiries on Selina's role in the Uzbek hostage crisis.
With D.C. in the midst of a government shutdown, Selina is forced to furlough some of her staff. A damaging story leaks about Selina's ex-husband Andrew; Danny Chung takes advantage of the shutdown; Gary and Jonah go on a run to retrieve Selina's trash.
Post-election night: Selina discovers a possible road to victory. Meanwhile, Amy must figure out if she is back or not; Catherine kicks off a behind-the-scenes documentary project; Mike announces that he and Wendy are adopting a baby from China; and Dan considers a new career.
Amy, Dan, Jonah and Richard try to win the Presidency for the President. Back in D.C., Selina brings in respected Washington fixture Bob Bradley, aka “The Eagle,” and, after nudging out Tom James on the newly created Banking Task Force, meets billionaire banker Charlie Baird. Meanwhile, Mike tries to get healthy before his baby arrives; Kent investigates Sue's age; and Amy and Dan share a charged moment.
At the White House Christmas party, Selina bargains for votes in hopes of breaking the election tie. Meanwhile, the staff is preoccupied with the annual ‘50 Hottest D.C. Staffers’ list; Mike eyes a job outside politics; and Dan helps Jonah with debate prep in New Hampshire.
Selina takes Catherine to a family pre-Christmas celebration at Camp David, where her team also plans to conduct secret negotiations. After a disastrous debate in New Hampshire, Amy and Dan try to make Jonah seem more human.
Selina helps monitor the first free and democratic election in Georgia (the country, not the state) and is reunited with an old “friend.” Meanwhile, Mike and Gary hide evidence of a major mishap, and Jonah and Richard have an eventful night out. Back in the U.S., Dan tries to help Amy.
Selina settles on a location for her presidential library. Dan lands in a gossip column. Mike and Selina work on her book. Jonah tries to cement a big donation. Gary manages a mini-crisis at Madame Tussauds.
Facing increased scrutiny heading into Super Tuesday, Selina visits Mike to deflect attention from Andrew's legal troubles. Jonah and Amy ramp up their anti-Selina campaign rhetoric. Dan attempts to exploit Richard.
Selina tries to arrange a meeting via her Finnish contact Minna. Gary helps Catherine plan a big event. Jonah and Amy push an anti-vax message in Pennsylvania. Mike finds a new home. Richard may have an enemy.