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The ‘Veep’-iest People in Washington

Matching the stars of Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ smash show with their (almost) real-life counterparts


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It's tough to find vocal fans of Veep in our nation's capital, since it's easily the most realistic series about how the city actually works. (Spoiler alert: It doesn't.) Creator Iannucci says no one in D.C. was parodied trait-for-trait; Vice President Selina Meyer was a unique creation, not an easy Sarah Palin manqué. But Washington has found its counterparts for everybody else. By David Weigel


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