The vice presidency has been described as being worth a bucket of warm spit. And yet . . . the television show Veep and political science show some of the obstacles to being just a heartbeat away.
In the season finale of HBO's Veep, Selina Meyer and her opponent tied with 269 Electoral College votes. Does the Constitution get her to 270?
Political analysis and commentary from political science professors who love real-life politics — especially of the Massachusetts variety.