Romney to Cheney's homestead for Wyoming fund-raiser
July 12th, 2012
02:16 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney to Cheney's homestead for Wyoming fund-raiser

Jackson, Wyoming (CNN) – With the majestic Teton Mountains as a backdrop, Mitt Romney will attend a big bucks fundraiser Thursday at former Vice President Dick Cheney's Wyoming home and country club.

At $30,000 per individual or couple, the biggest givers will sit down for a private dinner inside the residence of Cheney and his wife Lynne, according to state party officials.
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Mary Cheney marries partner
Mary Cheney in an appearance on CNN's "The Situation Room" in 2006.
June 22nd, 2012
02:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Mary Cheney marries partner

(CNN) – Mary Cheney, the daughter of Dick Cheney, married her longtime partner Heather Poe Friday, according to a statement from the former vice president's office.

"Mary and Heather have been in a committed relationship for many years, and we are delighted that they were able to take advantage of the opportunity to have that relationship recognized," Dick Cheney and his wife Lynne wrote in a statement. "Mary and Heather and their children are very important and much loved members of our family and we wish them every happiness."
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Cheney to fund-raise for Romney
May 21st, 2012
12:16 PM ET
3 years ago

Cheney to fund-raise for Romney

(CNN) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne, will host a fund-raising event for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a campaign aide confirmed Monday.

The event is scheduled for July 12 at Cheney's home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
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April 23rd, 2012
04:16 PM ET
3 years ago

Cheney offers advice on picking a running mate

(CNN) - It may be months before Mitt Romney announces who will join him on the GOP presidential ticket, but speculation surrounding the likely nominee's choice of running mate is already well beyond fever pitch.

Joining the discussion Monday: former Vice President Dick Cheney, the last Republican to act as the country's second-in-command. Making some of his first public remarks following a successful heart transplant in late March, Cheney drew on his own experience selecting running mates in advising Romney.
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Cheney's daughter gives update on dad
April 5th, 2012
05:12 PM ET
3 years ago

Cheney's daughter gives update on dad

Washington (CNN) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney's daughter gave an update on her father's condition Thursday, days after he returned home following heart transplant surgery.

"He's doing wonderfully. He's at home. He was out of the hospital after just 10 days, which is just tremendous, and when I talked to him yesterday, he walked outside to the end of the driveway to pick up the newspapers and walked back, and it was a big milestone. So he's doing very well," Liz Cheney said after an event at the American Enterprise Institute.
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Cheney released from hospital after heart transplant
Dick Cheney's daughter, Liz, on Tuesday tweeted a photo of her father and his wife, Lynne, at home after being released from a Virginia hospital.
April 3rd, 2012
11:04 AM ET
3 years ago

Cheney released from hospital after heart transplant

(CNN) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney was released Tuesday from the Virginia hospital where he received a heart transplant last month, his spokeswoman said in a statement.

Cheney, 71, received a transplant on March 24 at Inova Fairfax hospital in Fairfax, Virginia, his spokeswoman said. He spent over 20 months on the heart transplant list.
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Dick Cheney recovering after heart transplant
March 25th, 2012
02:09 PM ET
3 years ago

Dick Cheney recovering after heart transplant

Washington (CNN) - Former President George W. Bush was happy that heart transplant surgery for his vice president, Dick Cheney, went well, according to a statement Sunday from Bush's spokesman.

"President Bush was in touch with the family yesterday," said the statement from Freddy Ford, Bush's communications director. "He and Mrs. Bush were very happy to hear that the surgery went well. They are keeping Vice President Cheney in their prayers for a full and speedy recovery.

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Dick Cheney undergoes heart transplant surgery
March 24th, 2012
07:24 PM ET
3 years ago

Dick Cheney undergoes heart transplant surgery

(CNN) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney was recovering Saturday evening after undergoing heart transplant surgery, his office said.

Cheney, 71, had surgery at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.

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Cheney: Don't underestimate Gingrich
December 12th, 2011
07:32 PM ET
3 years ago

Cheney: Don't underestimate Gingrich

(CNN) - One of Newt Gingrich’s high-profile former colleagues warned other GOP White House hopefuls against misjudging the former House speaker’s election prospects.

Speaking to CNN’s Erin Burnett, former Vice President Dick Cheney said he knew Gingrich well and had positive reviews of his political prowess.
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Justices to hear dispute over free speech at Cheney event
December 5th, 2011
01:18 PM ET
3 years ago

Justices to hear dispute over free speech at Cheney event

Washington (CNN) - The Supreme Court will debate the balance between free speech and security concerns of top government officials in a case involving a war opponent's chance encounter with then-Vice President Dick Cheney.

The justices on Monday accepted review of an appeal from U.S. Secret Service agents, who want to be shielded from a lawsuit filed by Steven Howards of Golden, Colorado. The man was arrested after confronting Cheney in a public area in 2006 - making physical contact with the vice president– and announcing his opposition to the Iraqi war.

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