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  Cheney, Dick
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NameDick Cheney
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Casper, Wyoming , United States
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Born January 30, 1941 (78 years)
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InfoFormer Vice President Richard B. Cheney has had a distinguished career as a businessman and public servant, serving four Presidents and as an elected official. Throughout his service, Mr. Cheney served with duty, honor, and unwavering leadership, gaining him the respect of the American people during trying military times.

Mr. Cheney was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on January 30, 1941 and grew up in Casper, Wyoming. He earned his bachelor's and master's of arts degrees from the University of Wyoming. His career in public service began in 1969 when he joined the Nixon Administration, serving in a number of positions at the Cost of Living Council, at the Office of Economic Opportunity, and within the White House.

When Gerald Ford assumed the Presidency in August 1974, Mr. Cheney served on the transition team and later as Deputy Assistant to the President. In November 1975, he was named Assistant to the President and White House Chief of Staff, a position he held throughout the remainder of the Ford Administration.

After he returned to his home state of Wyoming in 1977, Mr. Cheney was elected to serve as the state's sole Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was re-elected five times and elected by his colleagues to serve as Chairman of the Republican Policy Committee from 1981 to 1987. He was elected Chairman of the House Republican Conference in 1987 and elected House Minority Whip in 1988. During his tenure in the House, Mr. Cheney earned a reputation as a man of knowledge, character, and accessibility.

Mr. Cheney also served a crucial role when America needed him most. As Secretary of Defense from March 1989 to January 1993, Mr. Cheney directed two of the largest military campaigns in recent history - Operation Just Cause in Panama and Operation Desert Storm in the Middle East. He was responsible for shaping the future of the U.S. military in an age of profound and rapid change as the Cold War ended. For his leadership in the Gulf War, Secretary Cheney was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George Bush on July 3, 1991.

Mr. Cheney married his high school sweetheart, Lynne Ann Vincent, in 1964, and they have grown daughters, Elizabeth and Mary, and three granddaughters.



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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
10/05/2007-10/08/2007 Harris Interactive 23.00% ( 6.0) 72.00% ( 5.0) 5.00% ( 1.0)
06/26/2007-06/28/2007 CBS News 28.00% ( 7.0) 59.00% ( 13.0) 13.00% ( 6.0)
03/09/2007-03/13/2007 TIME Poll - SRBI Public Affairs 28.00% ( 1.0) 58.00% ( 17.0) 14.00% ( 16.0)
02/02/2007-02/05/2007 Harris Interactive 29.00% ( 1.0) 67.00% ( 2.0) 4.00% ( 1.0)
11/09/2006-11/10/2006 Princeton Survey Research Associates 31.00% ( 13.0) 56.00% ( 13.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
02/15/2006-02/16/2006 TIME Poll - SRBI Public Affairs 29.00% ( 14.0) 41.00% ( 2.0) 30.00% ( 16.0)
01/05/2006-01/08/2006 CBS News 35.00% ( 0.0) 46.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 0.0)
11/28/2005-12/04/2005 Quinnipiac University 35.00% ( 5.0) 51.00% ( 8.0) 14.00% ( 3.0)
11/11/2005-11/13/2005 Survey USA 34.00% ( 0.0) 61.00% ( 0.0) 5.00% ( 0.0)
11/11/2005-11/13/2005 Gallup 36.00% ( 10.0) 54.00% ( 8.0) 10.00% ( 2.0)

BOOKS
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In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir  Purchase Homegrown Democrat 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 16, 2013 07:05am News Cheney defends NSA, calls Obama's credibility 'nonexistent'  Article Scott³ 
Mar 01, 2013 11:00am News Cheney rips Condoleezza Rice in new documentary  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Sep 11, 2012 10:00am News Cheney knocks Obama on bin Laden, intel briefings  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jul 30, 2012 10:00am News Dick Cheney Recalls Knowing His Heart Was ‘At an End’  Article John 
Jul 29, 2012 12:15pm News Cheney calls Palin's selection as 2008 US VP candidate "a mistake"  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jul 17, 2012 09:05am Event Dick Cheney, GOP senators, reunited again  Article RP 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 9.66670 Average

FAMILY
Wife Lynne Vincent Cheney 00, 1964-
Daughter Elizabeth "Liz" Cheney 1966-
Daughter Mary Cheney 1969-

INFORMATION LINKS
Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Richard B. Cheney  Discuss
RACES
  11/02/2004 US Vice President Won 53.16% (+6.32%)
  08/23/2004 US Vice President - R Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/27/2004 NH US Vice President - D Primary Lost 0.28% (-38.47%)
  01/27/2004 NH US Vice President - R Primary Won 41.62% (+20.09%)
  11/07/2000 US Vice President Won 50.37% (+0.93%)
  07/25/2000 US Vice President - R Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/21/1989 Secretary of Defense Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/01/1988 US House Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1988 WY At-Large Won 66.62% (+34.80%)
  08/16/1988 WY At-Large - R Primary Won 87.49% (+74.97%)
  06/04/1987 House Republican Conference Chairman Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1986 WY At-Large Won 69.28% (+38.56%)
  11/00/1986 US House Republican Policy Committee Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/19/1986 WY At-Large - R Primary Won 86.53% (+73.06%)
  11/06/1984 WY At-Large Won 73.57% (+49.16%)
  11/00/1984 US House Republican Policy Committee Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1982 WY At-Large Won 71.09% (+42.19%)
  11/00/1982 US House Republican Policy Committee Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/14/1982 WY At-Large - R Primary Won 88.81% (+77.62%)
  11/04/1980 WY At-Large Won 68.57% (+37.14%)
  11/00/1980 US House Republican Policy Committee Chair Won 59.28% (+18.56%)
  11/07/1978 WY At-Large Won 58.63% (+17.26%)
  09/12/1978 WY At-Large - R Primary Won 42.32% (+11.41%)
  11/03/1975 White House Chief of Staff Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  06/03/2008 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-46.49%)
  07/07/1996 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-58.82%)
ENDORSEMENTS
RNC Chairman - Jan 14, 2011 R Maria Cino
FL US Senate - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 R Marco Rubio
CA Governor - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Meg Whitman
SC Governor - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Gresham Barrett
KY US Senate - R Primary - May 18, 2010 R C. M. "Trey" Grayson
TX Governor - R Primary - Mar 02, 2010 R Kay Bailey Hutchison
OH District 06- R Primary - May 02, 2006 R Charles R. "Chuck" Blasdel
PA US Senate - R Primary - Apr 27, 2004 D Arlen Specter
US President - R Primaries - Jul 07, 1996 R Newt Gingrich