Back in 2004, then-Vice President Dick Cheney horrified conservatives when, at a town-hall meeting in Iowa, he came out in favor of gay marriage, a stance at odds with then-President George Bush, who at the time was …
Philadelphia Magazine · BySandy Hingston · 6/29/2015
“The Nightmare on Elm Street” is back. And he brought his version of what should happen in Iraq, again. American boots on the ground would solve the ISIS problem. It’s Dick Cheney, folks, fresh from his bunker in … · 7/1/2015
Former Vice President Dick Cheney is once again making the rounds of the Sunday morning talk shows to tell us that the Iraq War was one of the best foreign policy decisions in a generation. The talking points of a …
Ring of Fire · 6/30/2015
It used to be that Wyoming had only one politician to be ashamed of for his despicable, un-American support of torture. Dick Cheney, who has spent many days since the end of his vice presidency lying about the …
WyoFile · 6/23/2015
I actually had a lot of respect for the former governor of Minnesota and former Navy SEAL Jesse Ventura when he spoke out as he did back in 2009 against torture and waterboarding, and let Dick Cheney have it during … · 1 day ago
Alex Jones
CASPER, Wyo.—Few people noticed the 74-year-old in the tan Stetson at a high-school rodeo here. Dick Cheney was happy to blend in. That is about to change. The former vice president is looking to make a splash on the national stage with a new book …
Wall Street Journal · 6/1/2015
Former vice president Dick Cheney on Sunday. (Photo: NBC, Meet The Press) By his own admission, Dick Cheney doesn't have much use for introspection. Once he's made up his mind, he doesn't look back — or let inconvenient facts muddle his thinking.
USA Today · 12/16/2014
You’ve probably heard that Dick Cheney agrees with Bill Clinton about letting people who are losing private insurance keep their old plans, as President Obama repeatedly seemed to promise they could. That’s not surprising: Cheney is a troll who maligns ...
Salon · ByJoan Walsh · 11/14/2013
Former Vice President Dick Cheney took another swipe at President Barack Obama on Tuesday, criticizing him over the Iran deal framework put in place last week. Cheney, who accused Iran of having "one of the most radical regimes in history" and being …
The Huffington Post · ByPaige Lavender · 4/8/2015
A defiant former Vice President Dick Cheney stood by his defense of the extreme interrogation techniques used by the CIA on detainees in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Sunday, saying, "I would do it again in a minute." Critics of the ...
CNN · 12/15/2014

Dick Cheney

46th Vice President of the United States
Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney is an American politician and businessman who was the 46th Vice President of the United States from 2001 t…
Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney is an American politician and businessman who was the 46th Vice President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, under President George W. Bush. Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, Cheney was primarily raised in Sumner, Nebraska, and Casper, Wyoming. He attended Yale, then the University of Wyoming, where he earned a BA and an MA in Political Science. He began his political career as an intern for Congressman William A. Steiger, eventually working his way into the White House during the Nixon and Ford administrations, where he later served as the White House Chief of Staff, from 1975 to 1977. In 1978, Cheney was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives representing Wyoming's At-large congressional district from 1979 to 1989; he was reelected five times, briefly …
  • Born: Jan 30, 1941 (age 74) · Lincoln
  • Net worth: $90 million USD (2015)
  • Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
  • Spouse: Lynne Cheney (Since 1964)
  • Children: Liz Cheney (Daughter) · Mary Cheney (Daughter)
  • Previous offices: Vice President of the United States (2001 - 2009)
    · United States Secretary of Defense (1989 - 1993) · Minority Whip of the United States House of Representatives (1989 - 1989) · Party leaders of the United States House of Repr…
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