Richard Bruce Cheney, generally known as d*ck 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.
The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
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The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest position in the executive branch of the United States, after the President.
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Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, Cheney was primarily raised in Sumner, Nebraska, and Casper, Wyoming.
Lincoln is the capital of the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County.
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He attended Yale, then the University of Wyoming, where he earned a BA and an MA in Political Science.
The University of Wyoming is a land-grant university located in Laramie, Wyoming, situated on Wyoming's high Laramie Plains, at an elevation of 7,220 feet, between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountains.
Political science is a social science discipline that deals with systems of government, and the analysis of political activity and political behaviour.
A Bachelor of Arts is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, the sciences, or both.
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.
The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.
William Albert "Bill" Steiger was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1967 until his death from a heart attack in Washington, D.C. in 1978.
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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 serving as House Minority Whip in 1989.
Party leaders and whips of the United States House of Representatives, also known as floor leaders, are elected by their respective parties in a closed-door caucus by secret ballot.
The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress alongside the Senate.
Cheney was selected to be the Secretary of Defense during the Presidency of George H. W. Bush, holding the position for the majority of Bush's term from 1989 to 1993.
The Secretary of Defense is the leader and chief executive officer of the Department of Defense, an Executive Department of the Government of the United States of America.
During his time in the Department of Defense, Cheney oversaw the 1991 Operation Desert Storm, among other actions.
The Gulf War, codenamed Operation Desert Shield for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
The Department of Defense is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.
Out of office during the Clinton administration, Cheney was the Chairman and CEO of Halliburton Company from 1995 to 2000.
The Halliburton Company is an American multinational corporation, and one of the world's largest oil field services companies, with operations in more than 80 countries.
The presidency of Bill Clinton was the executive branch of the federal government of the United States that began on January 20, 1993 and ended January 20, 2001.
In July 2000, Cheney was chosen by presumptive Republican Presidential nominee George W. Bush as his running mate in the 2000 Presidential election.
The Republican Party, commonly referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
The United States presidential election of 2000 was the 54th quadrennial presidential election.
They defeated their Democratic opponents, incumbent Vice President Al Gore and Senator Joe Lieberman.
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Joseph Isadore "Joe" Lieberman is an American politician and former United States Senator from Connecticut.
In 2004 Cheney was reelected to his second term as Vice President, defeating Senator John Kerry's running mate, Senator John Edwards.
John Forbes Kerry is an American diplomat and Democratic Party politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State.
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During Cheney's tenure as Vice President, he played a lead behind-the-scenes role in Bush Administration's response to the September 11 attacks and coordination of the Global War on Terrorism.
The War on Terror, also known as the Global War on Terrorism, is a metaphor of war referring to the international military campaign that started after the September 11 attacks on the United States.
The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
The presidency of George W. Bush began on January 20, 2001, at noon Eastern Standard Time, when he was inaugurated as the 43rd President of the United States of America.
He was an early proponent of the Iraq War and defender of the Administration's record on anti-terrorism.
Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest, and Syria to the west.
The Iraq War was a protracted armed conflict that began with the 2003 invasion of Iraq by a United States-led coalition.
He became at odds with President Bush's position against gay marriage in 2004.
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Cheney was often criticized for the Bush Administration's policies regarding the War on Terror, NSA Wiretapping and so-called "enhanced interrogation techniques."
"Enhanced interrogation techniques" is a euphemism for the U.S. government's program of systematic torture of detainees by the Central Intelligence Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and various components of the U.S. Armed Forces at black sites around the world, including Bagram, Guantanamo Bay, and Abu Ghraib, authorized by officials of the George W. Bush administration.
The NSA warrantless surveillance controversy concerns surveillance of persons within the United States during the collection of allegedly foreign intelligence by the U.S. National Security Agency as part of the touted war on terror.
In 2011, Cheney published his memoir In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir, written with daughter Liz Cheney, and in 2015, published another book, Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America, again co-authored with his daughter.
A memoir is a collection of memories that an individual writes about moments or events, both public or private, that took place in the subject's life.
Elizabeth Lynne "Liz" Cheney Perry is an American attorney and political candidate.
Time is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.
He has been cited as the most powerful Vice President in American history.