2013 (MMXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2013th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 13th year of the 3rd millennium, the 13th year of the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2010s decade. The events of season one of Veep take place in 2013.
- January 20: Stuart Hughes and Selina Meyer are sworn in as President and Vice President, respectively.
- January 21: Because Jan. 20 is a Sunday, Hughes and Meyer's inauguration was done publicly on the 21st.
- Selina learns her clean jobs task force is likely to be green-lit; President Hughes visits South Africa and has severe chest pains.
- Selina gives an interview with Meet the Press that is misinterpreted as racist.
- Selina announces her "Get Moving" program.
- Selina travels to Ohio to endorse Roger Furlong for Governor.