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Liz Cheney to challenge Republican senator of Wyoming

Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Liz Cheney hopes to defeat U.S. Senator Mike Enzi in next year’s Republican primary in Wyoming. In a video announcing her candidacy, the Fox News contributor attacked President Barack Obama on a wide range of issues, including the federal debt, health care, gun rights…

Chris Hayes explains how Dick Cheney’s son-in-law deregulated chemical plants

MSNBC host Chris Hayes on Thursday night explained the key role Dick Cheney’s son-in-law played in keeping chemical plants free of regulations. Concerns were raised in 2002 that chemical plants in populated areas — like the one that recently exploded in West, Texas — were vulnerable to terrorist attacks. The…

Dick Cheney to attend Margaret Thatcher’s funeral

Dick Cheney, the former US vice-president and driving force behind the country’s invasion of Iraq, is to attend Lady Thatcher’s funeral on Wednesday, Downing Street have confirmed. Number 10 said Cheney would attend with his wife Lynne. Other high-profile US guests include Dr Henry Kissinger, the former US secretary of…

Convicted felon Scooter Libby’s voting rights restored by GOP governor

Scooter Libby, the disgraced former aide to ex-Vice President Dick Cheney, has had his voting rights restored, in spite of his multiple 2007 felony convictions. According to the Associated Press, Libby was one of 1,000 Virginia felons who were pardoned, granted clemency or reprieves or had their sentences reduced or…

Dick Cheney receives heart transplant: aide

Former Vice President Dick Cheney received a heart transplant Saturday afternoon at a Virginia hospital, according to the Associated Press. Cheney, who suffered his fifth heart attack in 2010, did not know the identity of the heart donor after waiting 20 months for the operation, as told to the AP…

Supreme Court to hear Cheney shoulder-pat case

The US Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a freedom of expression case involving an opponent of the Iraq war arrested for touching the shoulder of then-vice president Dick Cheney. The justices said they would hear arguments in the case of Steven Howards, arrested in 2006 by Secret Service agents…

National Archive keeps bulk of 9/11 Commission report sealed

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ten years after al Qaeda’s attack on the United States, the vast majority of the 9/11 Commission’s investigative records remain sealed at the National Archives in Washington, even though the commission had directed the archives to make most of the material public in 2009, Reuters has…

Condoleezza Rice fires back at Cheney memoir

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Wednesday she resented what she viewed as an attack on her integrity by former Vice President Dick Cheney in his just-published memoir. Speaking in an interview with Reuters, Rice rejected Cheney’s contention that she misled President George W. Bush…

Anti-gay Puerto Rican senator accused of posting naked pics on gay social app

A Puerto Rico senator has become the latest politician placed into controversy after allegedly posting sexual photos of himself online. Senator Robert Arango, who was the Vice Chairman of George W.Bush and Dick Cheney’s Puerto Rico re-election committee in 2004, has been supposedly identified by the Puerto Rican TV show…

Cheney: History beginning to ‘come around’ on ‘stand up guy’ Bush

Dick Cheney thinks the sun of history is beginning to shine on his former boss. Speaking at a groundbreaking ceremony for the George W. Bush presidential center in Dallas, Cheney said that “history is beginning to come around” to a rosier view of Bush’s presidency. Cheney asserted that history’s view…

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