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 (chā′nē, chē′-), Richard Bruce Known as "Dick." Born 1941.
Vice president of the United States (2001-2009) under George W. Bush.
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(Biography) Richard B(ruce), known as Dick. born 1941, US Republican politician; vice-president from 2001 to 2009
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(ˈtʃeɪ ni, ˈtʃi-)
Richard, born 1941, U.S. politician: secretary of defense 1989–93; vice president of the U.S. since 2001.
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It was not, therefore, without reason, that the learned Dr Cheney used to call drinking punch pouring liquid fire down your throat.
And there is Sir Robert Cheney. Good-morrow, Robert!
At the closed-door retreat hosted by the American Enterprise Institute on March 9 in Sea Island, Georgia, Cheney respectfully but repeatedly and firmly pressed Pence on a number of the president's foreign policy moves -- over which Cheney expressed concerns -- from taking a harder line toward U.S.
Cheney was quiet and secretive and far more capable, far more brilliant.
Now McKay has turned his attention to one of America's more quietly controversial political figures, former US Vice PresidentDick Cheney.
McKay was sick with the flu, picked up a book about Cheney and could not put it down.
"Vice" follows the story of Cheney, a man who joins politics after his wife Lynne (Amy Adams) urges him to.
WHEN LIZ CHENEY returned to her ancestral home state of Wyoming in 2012, she expected to be greeted as a liberator.
Peter Baker is not the first to expose as fallacious the judgment that Cheney ran the administration, but this book about the Bush-Cheney White House years goes beyond any other independent work in presenting evidence to debunk that conventional, but mistaken, notion.
In the new book, Heart: An American Medical Odyssey--The story of a patient, a doctor, and 35 years of medical innovation, Cheney chronicles his 40-year battle with heart disease, along with his doctor, Jonathan Reiner, MD.
Enzi, the conservative senator from Wyoming who is trying to fend off a carpetbagger challenge from Liz Cheney, is lucky he wasn't hunting buddies with the trigger-happy former vice president.
In an interview on ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos on Sunday, Cheney said that he feared the Obama administration will conduct bold talks on the Iranian programme, but nothing effective will be done about it.