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'Veep' Fact Check: Does HBO get the vice presidency right?




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The HBO series "Veep" starring Julia Louis Dreyfus is in its third season. Dreyfus plays vice-president Selina Meyer who's unhappy with her role in this imaginary administration. 

The show and Dreyfus have received critical acclaim, but when it comes to the actual vice-presidency, just how much does it get right? For a "Veep" fact check, we've reached out to Joel Goldstein, vice-presidential historian at Saint Louis University.